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post #1 of 9 Old 02-06-2006, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
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D60 gears

Anybody know what ratio gears are availible for a D60 ?

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post #2 of 9 Old 02-06-2006, 05:02 PM
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I believe Dana 60s can use pretty much any ratio up to 5.38's. What ratio are you looking for? What setup are you running?

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I am currently in the planning stages. I am thinking about running D60 with 44 inch tires.
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I believe Dana 60s can use pretty much any ratio up to 5.38's.
Nope, you can also get 6.17 and 7.17 gears for a D60 although anything over 5.38I beleive is considered industrial and not as quiet.

I've seen 44's run on a Jeep with gearing from 4.56 up but it all depends on what engine/tranny/TC you are going to use...
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I think I need something around 6.0:1. Ahh this is a trail rig noise is ok.
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The spicer book I have shows a 5.86 also. It really depends on what front end you use. If you use a ford high pinion you are limited to 5.38 according to this book. There may be some lower gears for them from another company.
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I really think I will go with dynatrac axels. 5.86 might be close enough.
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What size tires are you going to run because 5.86 gearing is good for 42"+ Tires. Why not run a lower and more standard gear and get an Atlass II or Tera-Low for a better low range output?
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I am thinking about 44" tires 5.86's would do the job then.
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