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Old November 3rd, 2019, 13:38   #1
VW Ron
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Hey Guys
I am thinking about doing a new 5th gear in my 2003 Jetta TDI What would be my best choice

.658
.700
.717


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Old November 3rd, 2019, 17:27   #2
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.658 would lug too much. Factory 5th is what I would stay with. I like the .717, but I would still stay stock at those speeds.
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Old November 3rd, 2019, 18:40   #3
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Also is it worth the money to get a VW gear? Darkside has the aftermarket for half the price.

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