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Do I need to regear for 33's?

I just want to know if I should rear gear for 33's. And if so what gears? I have a 3.0 manual. And where can I get gears?
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first what gear you have now otherwise we cant tell you...
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if you have 4.10s no.
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If you have 3.73's (like me) you will want to. It's not horrible, but if you drive on the highway you have to mash the gas pretty bad.

I only got to for a second, I then got the "death wobble"
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Or if you had 35's (like me) w. 3.55's, they suck even worse... lol

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its all in what you can tollerate. if ya dont mind going slow then you wont have to regear.
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4.10s would definitly help a lot
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3.0 manual, I'm willing to bet it's 3:73's

make a sig dude, including year engine and whether you are 4x4 or 4x2
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he also has an edge. i bet 4.10s
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How can one find out what gears they have?
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Axle code/axle tag...someone will post the link...its over on RPS IIRC
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ya mine says it right on the rear axle
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Axle code/axle tag...someone will post the link...its over on RPS IIRC

also on your door sticker. look at the spot for axle, youll have a2 digit number, and then post it here.
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Alright let me check on what gears I have now.
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i believe manuals do hae 3.55, not sure if being an edge matters tho, it might.

Also, mismatched gearing is bad for the transmission.
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it's an edge i bet for the 4.10's
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it's an edge i bet for the 4.10's
it's not an 04... not all EDGE's have 4.10's...
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Just look at the label in the door jamb. The 2-digit code under "axle" is your axle code. search around the forums for a axle code chart.
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about 4 hours late there boss.
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i have a 3.0/manual/EDGE/4wd. it has 4.10's
im runnin 275/70/17(32.5") tires now w/o a regear. new tires will be 285/70/17(33"). i wont regear then either.
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oh, yeah... I didn't read that one... just got tired of the BSin'
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new tires will be 285/70/17(33"). i wont regear then either.

want a coookie?
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want a coookie?
get bent. maybe you missed the original question while you were BSin about axle codes......
guy wanted to know if he should re-gear for 33's. im lendin a real world experience about how i have not and will not worry about re-gearin with a truck similar to his.
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your personal preference. the performance you loose with the mods you do may not effect the truck enough for you, but he may have different gears, or may even have the same, but does not like the outcome of the new additions. The way your post came across to me at least, is that you had something against regearing, like most people have against bodylifts. They both get there intended purpose done, with both pros and cons.

He doesnt even know what gears hes runnign to even get that far in the decision making process.
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gumby what 17 inch rims are ya gonna run?

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