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31's on 4 cylinder

If i get 31's on my 2001 ford ranger 2.3l 4 banger will it make it TOO SLOW? i dont want to put strain on the motor, is it ok to do this?
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zach has 32's on his 2.3 from 93 and i dont think he has any problems
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zach has 32's on his 2.3 from 93 and i dont think he has any problems
i concur.....o wait thats me haha....
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do it im sure it will be fine, not like it was fast to begin with
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do it im sure it will be fine, not like it was fast to begin with
DITTO. really didnt change afterwords to much eather.
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I got more Hp when I put bigger tires on my Ranger...
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I got more Hp when I put bigger tires on my Ranger...
i bet you gained about 50hp after the offroad lights too!!!
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my old 97 xlt had like stock 25's or 26's i think. when i put 31s on it, i could DEFINITELY tell a difference in power. It wasnt a big enough power loss for me to not want to keep the bigger tires on though, thats for sure ;o)
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looks over performance big thing with me hahahahahahaha
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alright thanks guys
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also yumcheeto's just got 31's on his 4cyl
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looks over performance big thing with me hahahahahahaha
heh the tires were so small on my stock 97 you could have mistaken them for golfcart tires. it was almost embarrasing to drive around with the stinkbug-lookin thing on stockers. looks over performance no doubt!

besides, i think the suspension lift added a good 20hp so it worked out ok
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Im checking on some today what has the most "agressive treads" and still rides good?
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BFG A/T KO
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you can always regear the rearend

i put 31s on my 99 that orignally has 28s

it has a 3.73 rear now and i have a 4.10 geared rear end to install and i think it will help with some of the pickup
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how much did it cost you for the tires I'm about to go get an estimate but I just want to know what to expect; I'm hoping I can trade in my 4 or 5 month old tires practically new. their summit Radial GTs
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31x10.5x15 BFG a/t's are around $450-500 depending where
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i paid $400 for Dunlop Radial Mud Rovers, whcih have the almost identical tread pattern of the BFG M/T. Great tire, cheap price.
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some pics of mine. 97 2.3 manual. 31x10.50x15 Dunlop Radial Mud Rover

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BFG A/T KO
another good choice is the Cooper S/T
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i have 31's on a 4.0 with 4.10 gears...theres no pickup...just torque...major torque

unless im on the highway...THEN i got the power...but from the light...i can pull a 3.0...but it might be close....
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