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Old 09-03-2012, 01:18 PM
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Re: 5spd vs 8 speed tranny

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true that, it is just more comfortable at a lower crusing rpm for longer trips.. (mpg, noise, vibration etc...) ... my 69 barracuda can do it all day long at 3000 rpm and that is a pretty old engine....all original, no rebuilds...

Believe me at 80 MPH there isn't any noise or vibration.
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Re: 5spd vs 8 speed tranny

Ther is no vibration at any speed up to 140 mph. There will bw no slippage, since the 8speed has a direct coupling to the crankshaft at higher speeds (converter bridge?!)

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Old 09-04-2012, 06:32 AM
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Re: 5spd vs 8 speed tranny

ok...decision made... took home a new srt8 yesterday!

couldn't wait any longer....

it is awesome, love it....


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Old 09-05-2012, 06:15 AM
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Re: 5spd vs 8 speed tranny

i have not snapped a pic yet, but i did install 3m crytsalline film all around... this stuff is amazing, it cuts down the heat transmissions from the sun , unlike most window film that cuts down glare only... really amazing stufff, i have used it on my other vehicles and it makes a huge diffierence.... 70% on the windsheild and 45% on all other windows and sunroof

http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3...omotive_Films/
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