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Unread 06-05-2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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Gears. Help me choose!

I know I've asked this before but the time has come to finally get new gears.

I'm running 33's with a d30 and d44 with 3.55 gears currently. I'm mainly using my Jeep to daily and lightly wheel while I'm in school, and driving it back to VA in November.

It is an Auto (not sure if that matters) but curious as to what gears are recommended and if I need a new carrier or not and what ever else may be needed?

Thanks guys!

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Unread 06-06-2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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4.56.
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Unread 06-06-2013, 10:30 AM   #3
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Unread 06-06-2013, 10:59 AM   #4
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I say put 35s on it and go 4.88. you know you will eventually want 35s anyways
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Unread 06-06-2013, 11:04 AM   #5
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I have 33"s and have run then on 4.11s and now, after regearing, 4.56s.
The mileage didn't change much and it runs better, without a lot of downshifting. Surprising thing is when I run the second set of wheels( 31"s) , the mileage stays the same and it's a lot more fun to drive...as long as I keep my foot out of it.
4.0s like running between 2200-2600 RPMs.
If you plan on keeping and building it, when time and money are available, you will be a lot happier with 4.56s.
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Unread 06-06-2013, 05:26 PM   #6
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Thanks guys. Will I need to get new carriers also?
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Unread 06-06-2013, 05:54 PM   #7
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when I find some one to do the gears on mine I will be going with 4.56
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Unread 06-06-2013, 05:56 PM   #8
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Go 4.88. You'll never know where your jeep build leads you. And if you're going to buy new carriers go for the ones that say ARB on them.
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