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Old 10-01-2007
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Originally Posted by Gearhead61
Your axle ratio won't change because of different tires. Your final drive ratio will be affected and might change relative to stock tires, but I think that's a rather confusing way to look at it.
I know, but I am looking at it from an effective standpoint. Since the new tires are taller, I really only have a 3.42 as far as for power to the pavement goes....
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Old 10-01-2007
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Originally Posted by Scott.E.Dont
5speedin - does your truck feel like its struggling too much with the 31's? ive been thinking about moving up to them, but im driving on hills a lot and i dont want to lose too much, especially in the winter.
nah, it seems to be ok, the old steel wheels i had didn't help much.
when i had the splash rims on it seemed to be a little sluggish at times, but its fine now that i have alloy rims.

a 31" tire is as big as i would go with a 3.73 gear though, anything more might make it slow(er).
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