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post #16 of 17 Old 07-07-2013, 12:48 PM
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If you're thinking about 4.10 gears for your '08 JKU--waste of money-


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Plan on regearing to 4.10 either way just courious if some one had done a motor swap with the can bus system using something other than hemi or ls. Heard bout a swap out of a commander but i thing that was a 5.? Hemi? Honestly just want a small 8 but that might be a dream to let die.
If you have a 6-spd, then you can always drive in 4th gear, if you have an auto, 4.10 gears are worthless even for 32" tires--

You should think of 4.88 of 5.13s for your power/response comfort, not to mention better gas mileage-

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post #17 of 17 Old 07-09-2013, 12:00 PM Thread Starter
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We got a bone stock 08 sahara 4 dr stick. Not sure what the axle ratio is but it needsa tow receiver installed. With all these people talking about swapping gears i figured i might find some 4.10 gears cheap. Regeared the tj i had in the driveway should be the same for another jeep product right? Ya i understend that they changed the axles alittle so older stuff won't fit um. Mopar forbid different generations of jeep have interchangable parts.

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When in doubt dump the mag.
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