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which gears for ws6?

This is a discussion on which gears for ws6? within the Drivetrain forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; for a street car that will still get some highway time, which do you recommend? 3.73,3.90, or 4.10s?...

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    Question which gears for ws6?

    for a street car that will still get some highway time, which do you recommend?
    3.73,3.90, or 4.10s?

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    stick or auto?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrMilhouse View Post
    stick or auto?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Murder after Midnight View Post
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    stock with a converter. All ws6's have 3.23's no?
    edit: durr, sounds like you're getting a twelve bolt or something right?

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    3.73 otherwise you will not like the driveability of anything higher.

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    My A4 98 TA came with 3.23 package and when I chewed them up I swapped to Motive 3.73's and have never been happier. Still gets decent hwy miles and much better jump. Pulls slot harder on roll runs against 6spds now, I also moved the shit points to 6k at WOT and have gotten aloe better top end pull. Can't wait to see the the circle d single disc stall and torques v2 cam are going to do this fall. I would't go above 3.73 if you do hwy driving 4.10's are to much unless you have a M6.
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    4.10's only run about 200-240 rpm higher at freeway speed. Not a big difference, 10%

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