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Unread 09-06-2014, 08:57 AM   #1
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regearing for 33 inch tires

i've read in multiple threads that it's recommended to regear even if you are using 33 inch tires. but it's not a must if you don't mind the power loss. (still unsure if i want to regear actually and just live with the 33 inch tires and stock gears)

given that scenario, i'm currently in 33 inch tires (295/70/r17) and if i choose to regear for this set up then if in the future i upgrade to 35 inch tires do i need to regear again? or will the previous regearing will do?

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Unread 09-06-2014, 09:33 AM   #2
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from your profile you have a rubicon, should have either 3:73 or 4:10 gears. should easily handle 33s with the diesel engine. what size tires are on their now?
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from your profile you have a rubicon, should have either 3:73 or 4:10 gears. should easily handle 33s with the diesel engine. what size tires are on their now?
got 33s on right now. 295/70/r17

so i can skip regearing confidently?
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Unread 09-06-2014, 09:40 AM   #4
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yes, that was stock size, you could run 35s without issue. would just need speedo recalibrated. what gearing?
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yes, that was stock size, you could run 35s without issue. would just need speedo recalibrated. what gearing?
i'm a big noob on the regearing aspect so i don't know.

so all i need to do is recalibrate my speedo?

another noob question when i lift to 2.5 inches that has no issues also in regearing right?
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FYI I ran 35 on 3.73s for a while had no problems in my 2012. I went to 4.88 only because I was doing lockers.. I love it but the RPMs are a little high. If you are only running 33s I would say keep it stock at least for a while see how it feels to you and go from there.
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Unread 09-06-2014, 11:59 AM   #7
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FYI I ran 35 on 3.73s for a while had no problems in my 2012. I went to 4.88 only because I was doing lockers.. I love it but the RPMs are a little high. If you are only running 33s I would say keep it stock at least for a while see how it feels to you and go from there.
happy to hear this! this makes me feel more comfortable running it stock on 33s! thanks so much!
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Unread 09-06-2014, 12:10 PM   #8
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which one? regearing for 33s?
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Like already said your stock gears are fine, no need to re-gear. To answer your other question, no, lifting does not affect gearing.
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Unread 09-06-2014, 12:40 PM   #11
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thanks guys!
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which one? regearing for 33s?
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