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Old 10-24-2012, 09:25 AM   #1611
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And ultimately, the space inside the cases is the same, so five speeds rather than six is (crudely) an extra 20% on the face width of each gear. As noted, if there's no need for a short 1st, I'd take stronger gears rather than more gears.


And of course in this case, it's because it's not their engine.
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