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Old 04-09-2010, 08:45 AM   #803
Warren
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Location: Alpine, California
Oddometer: 135
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Originally Posted by dynamos2000
I wanted to throw in that my '08 with the 47 tooth and 132.5 jet & pipe made a decent commuter a pretty good commuter. I wouldn't do the 47 if I had a ton of hills but I like the more relaxed 55-65mph cruising speed now.
Depends the speed you want maintain on hills.

With the 47 tooth 55mph in 4th gear is only 6620 RPM and it'll pull great and run there or even at 60mph all day long (60mph is only 7222, about 75% max RPM).

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