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Unread 08-23-2006, 03:22 AM   #1
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effect of tires on speed

someone out there have a chart or something handy? I know all about changinging the speedo gears and stuff but i am just curious how far off i am with 35's on my 7 bouncing around town.

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Unread 08-23-2006, 07:32 AM   #2
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MPH = (RPM x tirediamter) / (336 x Total Gear Ratio)

Total gear ratio is differential gear x transmission gear x transfer case gear(usually 1)
Tire diameter needs to be measured diameter not advertised.
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Unread 08-24-2006, 07:17 AM   #3
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Here is a link to a site that has a speedo gear calculator on it.
http://www.jeeptech.com/javaAps/Speedo.html
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