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Old 02-25-2009
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Getting bigger tires on a 3.0 manual

So when I buy new tires I'm planning on getting 32x11.5 and my engine is completely stock. I'm worried about losing a significant amount of power.....my truck is by no means a beast but it has some get up to it.

basically... will I have to re-gear?
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what gears do you have?
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No it doesn't matter what gears you have. A search could have found the answer quickly
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well if he has 4.10s then no he wouldnt need a regear
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I couldn't tell you what my gears are... I can look tomorrow.

If anyone knows off the top of their head, its a 2000 3.0 4x4 manual.
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on a 3.0 maybe you'll loose just a little bit of power but i think 4.10s would eliminate that problem
Back when i had my 3.0 i didn't feel power loss at all with stock gears but i was running 31x10.5 but on 32's...
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If you have 3.73s you won't either. Its not worth all the money for that little increase.
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You will have 4.10 or 3.73. Either way 32's dont take much power at all. I am running 32's with 3.0 auto with 4.10's.
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Same here. The manual helps a lot with not having as much power loss as an automatic would. You'll be fine
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Don't worry about it. You won't even notice them.
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yea dont worry about it.. lol i think i kno
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well i bought my truck it had 33's and that was a nightmare. then i got 31's and they were a little bit better but im running stock everything on a 5 inch lift on 31's and i have a manual transmission, around town its okay but i never ever see 5th gear.
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Alright awesome thanks for the input everyone.

My dads saying the same thing you guys are but I wasn't sure
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