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A slick-shifting joy to flick around in 99 percent of street driving, the stock Boss 302 Getrag gearbox and half-here/half-there shifter are a literal bind at maximum attack. That said, any half-competent owner still making payments will do fine with this combination. And while we understand Ford didn’t want to make the Boss a freeway slug in Sixth gear, we’re curious how a taller, “put it to sleep” Sixth would work in the real world of long freeway commutes. With 3.73 rear gearing, the engine hovers around 2,000 rpm on the interstate.