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Old 08-13-2012, 11:13 PM
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okay so im currently running 305/75/16 general grabber AT2s, and im in the midst of a tranny swap and my buddy said i should ditch the stock gears and get 4.88s. now to me that seems a bit excessive for just 34's so i figured id ask what your guys thoughts on it were? i do alot of city driving and when i can i take the highway (i will be alot more when i take out this junk tranny with no overdrive) and i was thinking 4.56s at the most. opinions guys?
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4.56s would be ideal. I have 3.55s and I'm on 35s. its not built for speed, but I can go.anywhere I want.
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4.56s would be ideal. I have 3.55s and I'm on 35s. its not built for speed, but I can go.anywhere I want.
okay ignore my inexperience, but whould i reinforce anything when i do gears
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well I'm sure you've heard our trannys are notoriously weak, as are the rear diffs. this is my second 2g ram, my first was a 99 and I had to.rebuild the tranny twice. this one has had a few, the last time I had the internals beefed up and a stage two shift kit from transgo. as for the rear, a locker would be good to look into. those are our weak areas.
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I've got the 5.2 with 3:55's 33x12.50x15's...5 speed manual trans. Stinks driving it in the rain or wet weather. But otherwise it's fine.

86 mph @ 2200 rpm and I got a ticket last week and found out the speedo is 11 mph under.
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