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Unread 08-22-2012, 06:26 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by tonymartin View Post
So did you change the front gear ratio to match the rear? I ask because you have said that this was a 3.73 and your stock D35 was a 3.07, so I take it you had to either change the front ratio or keep it at 3.07 (Which I'm not sure would work, would it?)

Nice work though, and it's held up so it must be half decent.
He mentioned mothballing the front driveshaft if he had to throw the 35 back in.

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Unread 08-22-2012, 09:44 AM   #32
from here it gets rough
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I changed out my front axle gearing as well to a matching 3.73 of course. Yes, there is no debate that they need to match.
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Unread 08-22-2012, 10:52 PM   #33
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I thought as much. Didn't think it would work otherwise.

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