Can running a 4.10 shorten the life of the motor since it’s always running at a higher rpm?

GarrettLGarrettL Member Posts: 1
edited May 2020 in Chevrolet
Ive got a 99 Silverado with the 5.3. I just got the thing and I’m trying to learn all I can.

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  • thecardoc3thecardoc3 Member Posts: 5,450
    Not really. With overdrive transmissions the engine speed on the highway isn't significantly different. There are other factors that will have a much greater impact on engine life, the biggest of which is maintanence.
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