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Old 08-13-2008
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dude save the money get your 33's and some 4.56's

with your 4.0 and single cab your more than likely going to get that neck snap tipe of acceleration back. ( maybe even better than factory)...
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dude save the money get your 33's and some 4.56's

with your 4.0 and single cab your more than likely going to get that neck snap tipe of acceleration back. ( maybe even better than factory)...
Thats what i plan on doing. Its gonna be expensive, i need a BL installed too....
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The BL you could do on your own.. that will be the cheapest of the three things your wanting to do just the most time consuming on your part...
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The BL you could do on your own.. that will be the cheapest of the three things your wanting to do just the most time consuming on your part...

yep nothing but a weekend deal
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i got 33.75(34's) with 3.73's work just fine for me i can even smoke em....manual tranny though and im 4wd
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i need a BL installed too....
You can install it yourself pretty quick. I did my first one a few weeks back, took me about 10-11 hrs. total. If you were closer I'd help you put it on.
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It will be cheaper to get the front and rear done at the same time. While your doing it throw in a locker. You'll spend more now, but save you tons later.
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a buddy said he could do the front for 185 and the rear for 185 labor..need to find a good deal on some gears now....
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I have 33's and factory 4.10's and I wish I had 4.56's. One thing noones mentioned is your wheels. Since you have steel wheels that adds a lot of weight as well. The soft 8's are 28lbs and a similar aluminum 15x8 is 19-20lbs. I have soft 8's as well, but I orderd some procomp aluminum wheels last week in hopes of it helping a bit.
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Does the front need to be regeard with the rear right away, or can i wait and re-gear that just not put it in 4-wheel drive??
No you dont have to , but you need to disconect your 4x4 switch so you dont accidently engage it , because if you get rolling your going to grenade everything in your driveline .

Listen , you can run 3.73 and 33s for awhile and save your money , if you think your ever goign to want a locker buy it and have them install when they do the gears , it will save you alot of money especaily if you re-gear front and rear and have a locker installed year they will probally knock off some $$$ for doing it all at once .
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No you dont have to , but you need to disconect your 4x4 switch so you dont accidently engage it , because if you get rolling your going to grenade everything in your driveline .

Listen , you can run 3.73 and 33s for awhile and save your money , if you think your ever goign to want a locker buy it and have them install when they do the gears , it will save you alot of money especaily if you re-gear front and rear and have a locker installed year they will probally knock off some $$$ for doing it all at once .
That sounds good...I think what im going to do is the BL first, then ride the tread down on my tires (got em this year), then install the gears, then buy new tires, and sell the old ones...Hopefully by the end of the year i can have it done.........

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8.8 w/ 4:56's FTW.
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You can do it, without regearing at all, but i wouldn't recommend it. Trevor (trepaul86) is running 35's with 4.10s with a 4.0 last i heard.
Same with me. It's a little sluggish going up hills and what not when you're already at speed. But other then that I can't complain.
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