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Old 02-03-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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2 speed rear

Ha,,, has anybody put a 2 speed rearend in a bus with a automatic trans ????? i heard that it can be done. and u would get better mileage. low speed around town and high speed for the hiway. My greaning is 478 in b/b

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Old 02-04-2012, 12:59 PM   #2
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Re: 2 speed rear

Never done it, but it does sound like a good idea
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Old 02-06-2012, 02:57 AM   #3
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Re: 2 speed rear

the rear axle isn't going to know if the transmission is an automatic or a standard transmission... just let off on the gas when you shift the rear axle.
Get one out of a truck at the scrap yard that has the same brakes as yours. Then all you gotta do is maybe adjust the driveshaft a bit n hook up the lines.
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Old 07-08-2012, 11:51 AM   #4
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Re: 2 speed rear

I agree with Chev49, however the truck shop here in St Louis said "can't be done with an Automatic" Did you end up putting a 2 speed in? if so how does it work?
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