Tire/Gear Question - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Drivetrain Tech General discussion of drivetrain for the Ford Ranger.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-10-2006
Trigger01's Avatar
RF Veteran
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 18,788
Tire/Gear Question

I have 3:55's on my truck now, will I need to change up to 3:73's or 4:10's to run 31" tires?

Will my MPG decrease with 3:73's or 4:10's? What will I notice defferent?

Would it be bad to run 31's on 3:55's?
I did search and couldn't find what I was looking for. Thanks for the help!

-Mike
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-10-2006
lifted97ranger's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Charlestown, IN
Posts: 1
you will be fine with 31's and the 3.55's......however you would be GREAT with the 4.10's and 31's......you would prolly get as good if not better fuel milage with the 4.10's as you get now.....city milage will be better, but highway milage prolly will stay the same...
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-10-2006
Trigger01's Avatar
RF Veteran
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 18,788
Any idea how much it would cost to get 4:10's installed?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-10-2006
lifted97ranger's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Charlestown, IN
Posts: 1
when i was calling around to get prices for my gears to be installed they wanted about $250 for the rear and $350 for the front if i supply the gears........

see if you can find anyone around you on this forum or people you know that can do it.......my future uncle-in-law installed my rears for $80 and Scott(big04ranger), gumby(Gumby), and myself installed my fronts in a day......and that was not working real hard all day either...
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-10-2006
Trigger01's Avatar
RF Veteran
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 18,788
Do you know what the gears run? Rear only?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-10-2006
lifted97ranger's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Charlestown, IN
Posts: 1
prolly looking at about $250 with an install kit...
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-10-2006
Trigger01's Avatar
RF Veteran
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 18,788
Thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-10-2006
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
if you put 31's on after owning baby 30's on that truck i will come down and smack you... put 32's on that thing it fits and looks good a nice set of 4.10 gears will wake that truck up and invest in a tuner... plus 32 bfg arnt that expansive mine where $540 shipped from summitracing...
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-10-2006
Trigger01's Avatar
RF Veteran
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 18,788
Aren't the stock 15" tires 29" high? I don't really wanna crank the T-bars and I can't afford a tuner yet(mabye if Santa Clause arranges a nice Christmas Bonus...).
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-10-2006
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
Quote:
Originally Posted by Trigger01
Aren't the stock 15" tires 29" high? I don't really wanna crank the T-bars and I can't afford a tuner yet(mabye if Santa Clause arranges a nice Christmas Bonus...).
you dont have to crank the t-bars with 32's and if you do its MAYBE 1 turn.... plus your rims dont have the big of BS so your fine.. dude i have 32's on my truck and i am the same hight as regular 4x4 trucks... but remember thats WITH 32's...
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Actual Speed Change from New Tire Size and Gear Change Calculator KLC General Technical & Electrical 13 12-02-2009 01:53 AM
to re-gear, or no to re-gear redranger04g Drivetrain Tech 13 07-19-2009 04:10 PM
gear splitter/underdrive unit/ gear reduction device CapeFear562 Drivetrain Tech 5 01-28-2009 09:45 AM
Is Tire rack and Summit Putting the Tire shop out of business? HAZZARDJOHN Wheels & Tires Semi-Tech 31 02-18-2007 10:14 PM
Gear and Tire ??? MO-Ranger Drivetrain Tech 8 12-24-2006 10:57 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:22 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.