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going back and forth on gearing decision

im ready to regear the truck. just not sure what to go with still..

4.88 or 4.56

its more coming down to the highway driving

plan on staying with 35's

but not sure where my revs will be at when doing 70ish on the highway..

don't want them too high. but dont want to sacrifice power down low if i go with 4.65's

halp!!! lol

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well dude, i say what it comes down to more is what u use it for more, its your dd right... personally i say 4.56's.... but thats me. it will keep your rpms low and wont be too bad on the power.

according to randys ring and pinion calculator here is what follows

4.46 with 35s @ 70 will be 3146 before over drive,2145 after OD kicks in.

4.88 with 35s @ 70 wil be 3367 before over drive,2296 after OD kicks in.

either way its gonna save your tranny!
 
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4.56's all the way.
 
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Originally Posted by fourliter dan View Post
according to randys ring and pinion calculator here is what follows
ya. always listen to randy haha

4.88's

end of story.
 
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what do you have now again?
 
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Originally Posted by wellcom2knoxvile View Post
what do you have now again?
it says in his sig bro...
 
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Originally Posted by rstangboi View Post
ya. always listen to randy haha

4.88's

end of story.
I agree my 265's with 4.10's i'm sitting around 2500-2800 roughly at 70-75. I love the 4.0, but the power isn't the greatest below 2500.
 
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ok 4.88's it is!
 
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i would run 4.88s too and i had 4.56s when i had 35s.
 
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You could always get an overdirve splitter and gear the **** out of it. then flick a switch and cruise at 2200 rpm or less.
 
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4.88's
 
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Originally Posted by KLC View Post
4.88's
X2 my 4:56's work great for my 33's but if i was running 35's i would def have 4:88. the SOHC likes rpm's anyways. youll be surprised how much mileage you will get back after you re-gear.
 

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i had 4.88s on 35s with my 1st SAS and its perfect. In town it gets up and goes..and interstate its smooth and if you wanna pass somebody its nothing..

id go with 4.88s
 
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i dunno, im runnin 33's and my truck is fast as hell and i have 4.10s. plenty of low end and cruises on the highway pretty decently. i dont even remember driving on the highway with stockers on but i remember alot of rpms...
 
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I should get 4.88s :-\
 
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4.88
 
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i had 4.88s and 35's was awesome
 
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what lockers can you fit on 4.88s
 
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most if not all of them
 
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it says in his sig bro...
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negative ghostrider!!
copy that mav
 
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Originally Posted by wellcom2knoxvile View Post
negative ghostrider!!
uh it said 4.0....idk what else you were looking for.

as for every other comment, ha! i was right about the 4.88's

 
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Originally Posted by rstangboi View Post
uh it said 4.0....idk what else you were looking for.

as for every other comment, ha! i was right about the 4.88's

what gears he had stock.. i was gona go calculate on TRS what he should run if he wants it to feel like stock
 
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Originally Posted by wellcom2knoxvile View Post
what gears he had stock.. i was gona go calculate on TRS what he should run if he wants it to feel like stock
Not relevant really. Bigger tires, turning lore weight, etc. Same RPMs are not going to feel like stock anyway.
 

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