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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-29-2001, 01:35 AM Thread Starter
 
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Corp 14 Factory Gears

Did the 14 ever come with gear in the 3's. I want to replace the old 10 bolt with a 3/4 ton 14 bolt with gears in the 3's to keep fuel milege on the resonable side. I plan on running the 35x10.50/16 SSR when they come out. So a 3.73 should be pretty decent.

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Re: Corp 14 Factory Gears

As far as I know(which aint very far)[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] They did(14 bolt axles) come with 3.73s but if you're running anything more than a 33" tire 4.10s or 4.56s would be better.

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Re: Corp 14 Factory Gears

yup the are a few that came with 3.73s
my 14sf has them and I know of a few 14bff also.

Ive got 285s and I want some 4.10s because I dont do much highway driveng so I might gain some mpg in town

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 06-29-2001, 11:58 AM
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Re: Corp 14 Factory Gears

The 14 bolt full floater generally came with 3.73 or 4.11's. I had factory (1980) 3.23 gearing in my FF and I have seen 3.42's from factory and aftermarket. With what you are running these are too high (low numerically). You would want a lower gear (higher numerically). Without Overdrive I would go 4.10-4.11 and with Overdrive I would go with 4.56's. If you go with 4.56 you have to get the Thick ring gear to compensate for the case split, or get regular gears and a 4.56+ carrier. The thick ring gear is the cheaper way to go, and most people say it is just as strong a setup.

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