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changing final gear

I was told that if you want to change your tire to 35s you need to change the final gear otherwise your tranny will let go. is this true ? if so, how do I get it done ? thanks
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What gears do you have now?


And what transmission?


Upgrading the ring and pinion in your rear end changes the whole gearing for your truck which is probably what your looking for.


What are the details of the truck?

Engine/Tranny/Rear End(8.8,7.5)/ Current Gear Ratio.
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You should only have to change the gears in the rear end. Depending on what rear you have we may or may not be able to help you. It could be somthing different than in the United States since you have a truck they do not offer here. But we have many people here that are more than happy to help.

All I know is you have the 2.5 Turbo Diesel w/ Intercooler
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mine just a stock 4X2 manual
sorry I don't know numbers.. I just need to know what do I need to change ? so I won't be lied by the mechanics
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