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Unread 09-20-2001, 08:54 PM   #1
Bassili
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gears?

So I'm getting a 4inch suspension lift (procomp i think) and 33x12.50R15s to go on 15x8 rims. Am i going to have any gearing problems and will all gears still be usable?

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Unread 09-20-2001, 08:58 PM   #2
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Here's a link for ya: http://www.4wheelparts.com/Tirel_gear_ratio.asp

do you have an auto or manual? you'll take a noticable hit, but it will still be drivable. you'll probably want a gear upgrade sometime in the near future.

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Unread 09-20-2001, 09:05 PM   #3
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It's a standard. What's the stock gear ratio cause I'd bet that's what I have and what do u mean by take a hit?
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Unread 09-20-2001, 09:41 PM   #4
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i mean your acceleration would suffer (take a hit). You have a 6cyl? More than likely, your ratio is 3.07 stock. you can look on the rear diff cover and there should be a small metal tag on two of the bolts indicating your gearing ratio. You'll pretty much loose the use of 5th gear by running 33's and it will take you a little while to climb to 60-65 on the highway.
I'd recommend going to 4.10s... or 4.56 if you want more offroad performance.
-Rob
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Unread 09-20-2001, 11:07 PM   #5
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I think to sum up what he's been say'n, "It's doable, but you ain't gonna like it."
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