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Unread 04-29-2013, 09:13 PM   #1
MattBillyTayloe
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35s on an xj with 3.55s

What mpg will I be looking at? Will I be sad with it as my dd? Getting tires this summer and flip flipping between 33s and 35s. Definitely mtrs though x

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Unread 04-30-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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im on 33's and stock gears and cant wait to re gear I get 11-13 MPG right now
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Unread 04-30-2013, 09:35 PM   #3
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35s on 3.55? You'll practically have to switch from "MPG" to "GPM." It will also drive super sluggishly; good luck getting up to highway speed especially on an uphill ramp. Definitely re-gear.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 09:41 PM   #4
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35s on 3.55? You'll practically have to switch from "MPG" to "GPM." It will also drive super sluggishly; good luck getting up to highway speed especially on an uphill ramp. Definitely re-gear.
I may have to go small. 33s. no extra money to regeat
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Unread 05-01-2013, 08:54 AM   #5
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I may have to go small. 33s. no extra money to regeat
you will still dislike the loss of power on the highways or at speeds of 30 or more especially up hill.
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Unread 05-01-2013, 10:06 PM   #6
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Well, sacrifices will be made, haha,


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