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Lower Gears in a 1991

Ok i have a 1991 2.3l 2WD. I want to put some lower gears so i can clime up hills with less clutch slippage. Any ideas?
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What gear do you have now?
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i have no idea on my current gears or axle size. iwant some 4.10 gears tho 3.73 would also work.
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What size tires you runnin?
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right now like 28 over all but i am upgrading to 30 or bigger soon.
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I'd go 4.10 if you got an 8.8, if not find one in a junk yard
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do i have an 8.8 axle or a 7.5 axle?
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should be a tag on the rear end with the info on it
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i have no idea on my current gears or axle size. iwant some 4.10 gears tho 3.73 would also work.
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I've got 3.73's in box with 3000 miles on em for 8.8 if your interested......
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should be a tag on the rear end with the info on it
look on your door tag and let me know and i will tell you what gears and what axle you have.....

it will say: AXL and then right under it will be a 1 letter and 2 numbers...
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it says axle 84 and 4 e springs
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i have no idea on my current gears or axle size. iwant some 4.10 gears tho 3.73 would also work.
on your door there should be a sticker, get the axle code off it and then we can get you some help




edit:oops you already did
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you have a 84
axle-open 7.5"
Capacity-2750
Gearing-3.45
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you have a 84
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Capacity-2750
Gearing-3.45
there ya go!
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so should i get 3.73 or what gearing? Suggestions?
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what engine do you have?

i would almost say go to a 3.73....that will give you more power to the ground, and still give you decent fuel milage......
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2.3l
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OOOO yea definately go with the 4.10's....you wont regret it!
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will i notice an increase in accel and climing capability. Im new to gears in rangers. Im looking for substantial diferrence.
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ooo yea.......
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sweet thatnks for all your help and maybe you could answer my body lift question in the suspension section? lol
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i will go see what i can do! lol
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