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Unread 09-13-2013, 08:20 AM   #16
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@razor5111: Is this the Gear Ratio Chart that you are referring to for your decision making?

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Unread 09-14-2013, 06:40 AM   #17
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Stop being afraid of gears.

I'm running 35's and 4.88's on my 13 JK with the 6 speed and can run 60mph - 65mph and stay in the green/ECO area of the tac. My speedo is recalibrated with the AEV Procal and I'm getting the same MPG (17mpg - 17.8mpg) that I did with 3.73's and 285's (33" tire). When I was running the 285's and 3.73's, I wanted 4.10's.

You will still be in the green/ECO on your tac with 4.56's, 35's, and running 70 mph. 4.10's will not comfortably give you the full use of 6th gear especially if you do any towing/hauling or driving in the mountains.

I can guarantee 2 things.

1) You will not regret going with 4.56 gears.

2)If you go with 4.10's, you'll allways wish you chose 4.56's.
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Unread 12-19-2013, 08:50 AM   #18
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Stop being afraid of gears.

I'm running 35's and 4.88's on my 13 JK with the 6 speed and can run 60mph - 65mph and stay in the green/ECO area of the tac. My speedo is recalibrated with the AEV Procal and I'm getting the same MPG (17mpg - 17.8mpg) that I did with 3.73's and 285's (33" tire). When I was running the 285's and 3.73's, I wanted 4.10's.

You will still be in the green/ECO on your tac with 4.56's, 35's, and running 70 mph. 4.10's will not comfortably give you the full use of 6th gear especially if you do any towing/hauling or driving in the mountains.

I can guarantee 2 things.

1) You will not regret going with 4.56 gears.

2)If you go with 4.10's, you'll allways wish you chose 4.56's.
FYI - going with 4.56 gears. Already have everything spec'd out, just looking for an installer.
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Unread 12-19-2013, 07:47 PM   #19
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When you find one let me know, I just ordered my 4.88s today! A friend of mine will do it but he might have to go to Texas for work for like 6 months so if he does I'm going to need a installer too!
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Unread 12-20-2013, 08:38 AM   #20
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Unread 12-20-2013, 08:25 PM   #21
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Not real close to you but these guys came recommended to me and I was quoted 200-250 labor per axle for gear and locker install... Bates Automotive
www.batesautoandtow.com
108 N Eaton St, Edinburg
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Unread 07-18-2014, 07:57 AM   #22
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When you find one let me know, I just ordered my 4.88s today! A friend of mine will do it but he might have to go to Texas for work for like 6 months so if he does I'm going to need a installer too!
Did a great job:

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Unread 07-18-2014, 07:57 AM   #23
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When you find one let me know, I just ordered my 4.88s today! A friend of mine will do it but he might have to go to Texas for work for like 6 months so if he does I'm going to need a installer too!
Did a great job:

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Unread 07-19-2014, 08:24 AM   #24
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Happy with the results? 4.56 turn out spot on?
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Unread 07-19-2014, 11:28 AM   #25
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Happy with the results? 4.56 turn out spot on?
Yes happy. A lot better trail manners now and better high altitude capability. 14-16mpg on highway but was running 80mph, 2600ish rpm and lots of wind. 19-22mpg through all the CO Rockies (lower rpm crisis speeds). Plenty of power now in 6th gear while running highway speeds, too
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Unread 07-19-2014, 04:01 PM   #26
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FYI - going with 4.56 gears. Already have everything spec'd out, just looking for an installer.

Good to hear.
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