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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-24-2003, 10:18 AM
CHUCKDJEEPSTER
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changing gear ratios

do i need to change the gears in the front and back?
where can i find the right carrier for 4.10 gears? [img]images/graemlins/thud.gif[/img]
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-24-2003, 10:52 AM
 
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Re: changing gear ratios

yes you need change both ends.

Get a carrier when you buy the new set of gears. You may not need one. It depends on what ratio you currently have.
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Re: changing gear ratios

What gears do you have now, and which axles? Most carriers break down at 3.73 and up, I think. I have found a couple of them on ebay for almost next to nothing for open carriers, If you go with a locker then most time you get one with the new gears. Somebody left this nice gear chart cacculator link a few months back. http://www.dirtroad.com/gears.htm Try it. L8r,



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post #4 of (permalink) Old 02-25-2003, 01:23 AM
 
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Re: changing gear ratios

Yes.... would be my answer too........ you have to change gear in both ends.....
IMHO...... when it comes to gears....I prefer buying new....
I bought mine at 4 wheeldrive hardware [img]images/graemlins/RockOn.gif[/img]...... Dana originals...

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