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Old 08-18-2014, 10:54 AM
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Default Looking into a Pro Comp 6inch lift and 35s

So I've recently came across this post and noticed it was a lifted pentastar.
http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread....ferrerid=73463
I'm thinking about doing this myself but just wanted some input. My only real hesitation (besides being broke after) is the 3.21 gearing my truck currently has. I was thinking about re-gearing, maybe to a 4.10 or at least a 3.92 but Im not sure where to go on that. I would install the lift myself but I am afraid to do any gear change on my own. I would be keeping my 18x8.5 Hollywood outlaws with +15 offset and putting on 35X12.5R18LT BFG Mud-Terrain T/A KM2s.

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Old 08-18-2014, 10:58 AM
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Any insight y'all have is appreciated

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I wonder what type of experience people are having with the lifted Pentastars?
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I definitely wouldn't be running 35's on a pentastar with 3.21 gears. You'd want at least 3.92's but 4.10's would be better. But you can't change the gears in a 2012+ ram easily because the front ring gear is welded to the carrier. So you'll need to get a front diff from a 2011.
I would also recommend a Zone lift before a ProComp.
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I definitely wouldn't be running 35's on a pentastar with 3.21 gears. You'd want at least 3.92's but 4.10's would be better. But you can't change the gears in a 2012+ ram easily because the front ring gear is welded to the carrier. So you'll need to get a front diff from a 2011.
I would also recommend a Zone lift before a ProComp.
Thanks for the insight. Every shop I have been talking to about the gears is saying the same thing and Ive had one or two that have found ways to do it, but getting quoted at just over 2k for the job This will probably not happen for a few years so hopefully there will be a better solution by then and with any luck I will have a 6.7 Cummins by that time instead!
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I had 35/12.50/17" tires on my pentastar and I was burning 25.5L/100km
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I have the 3.55 gears
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