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Unread 03-19-2007, 02:31 PM   #1
Pugsly11
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re-gear for 33x12.50

i drive a 1989 jeep wrangler 2.5L 5spd that originally had 30" tires stock recently installed a 4" lift and but 33x12.50 mudders on and not sure what gears to upgrade to?

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Unread 03-19-2007, 04:49 PM   #2
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4.56 to get back to just a little over stock, or 4.88 if you want better offroadability. It'll be a bit low for the street, though, but not bad. If you ever plan to go to 35's, then go 4.88 and live with it for the time being.
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Unread 03-19-2007, 05:56 PM   #3
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i have 33s as well and went with 4.88s so ill be ok for 35s, plus id rather have the everyday power over stock.
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Unread 03-20-2007, 10:27 AM   #4
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New here and this is my first post so please excuse me, but will the 4.88's be ok with the auto tranny and 2.5?
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Unread 03-20-2007, 11:56 AM   #5
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with a 4-cylinder 5-speed i'd go straight to 4.88s
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Unread 03-20-2007, 12:22 PM   #6
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New here and this is my first post so please excuse me, but will the 4.88's be ok with the auto tranny and 2.5?

I have an auto with 4.56... on the highway I see 60mph at 3000rpm... not the best for gas mileage but fun to drive around town. I am in a 4.6l though....
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