- Jan 27, 2004
Drive 40 miles a day to work and not sure if I want 3.73 or 4.10's. What kind of gas milage willI get with 4.10's? Do I use Ford or Richmond gears?
I have 4.10's in my auto but you will find with most manual transmissions you will not wanna go over 3.73's or possibly 3.55's especially with the price of gas today. I can tell you that SOTP fun goes up with the steeper gears but I have gone thru upwards of $120 a week in gas using my car as a DD. Now I use my Mitsubishi beater and use $40 a week in gas and only use the Stang for meets and and special occasions. JMHO.Drive 40 miles a day to work and not sure if I want 3.73 or 4.10's. What kind of gas milage willI get with 4.10's? Do I use Ford or Richmond gears?
Keep the stock gears. Save money and keep traction. Gears are only good if you get some cams to take you higher in the rpm range. I ran better times in my 98 with stock 2.73 gears than with my 3.73 gears.
I second that.i'd go with the 3.73's if I were you. they are blower safe, plus you won't eat up as much gas on the highway with 3.73's as you will with 4.10's.