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Drivetrain Looking for some info for a swap

Discussion in 'Drivetrains' started by Jedi_Josh, Nov 8, 2016.

  1. Jedi_Josh

    Jedi_Josh New Member

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    Hi! I bought a '98 ZX2 with low miles and a decent engine. I have the 5-spd manual in it and I get good mileage from it, but I'm wondering if there's not a way I can tune the gears lower. Can anyone tell me how/where I can start doing more research? Bing keeps just sending me here. :) Thanks in advance!
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    denisond3 Moderator Staff Member

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    I wouldnt know where to start. But welcome to the forums.
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    DangerRanger FEOA Member

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    From what I gather just from reading the mail here it would seem you happen to have one of the better combinations already. I read somewhere on here that there is a final drive that apparently will fit that comes out of some model of Mazda I think.
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    you can swap in a 5th gear from a sedan or wagon to get lower RPMs on the highway.

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