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Unread 07-05-2014, 11:49 PM   #1
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regearing noob question

i've got an 08 jku sahara automatic with 35s and 4.5in lift. The jeep has troubles maintaing speeds at 60mph, drops down to 55mph , so i'm looking into regearing. Does anybody have recommendations on what gears to go with? Hoping to help with the mpg too. Thanks

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Unread 07-06-2014, 05:33 AM   #2
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4.88 or 5.13 seem to be popular with the 3.8 there are tons and tons of posts about this search it.
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Unread 07-06-2014, 07:44 AM   #3
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For the 3.8 with auto and 35s the 5.13s are by far the most popular, 4.88s are the go to gears for 6spds. Youíll always find a few people that will break the mold; Iím just telling you what the vast majority use.

If you plan on doing a moderate amount of towing then perhaps 5.38s might be worth looking into. Do plenty of research as it isnít a cheap endeavor.
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