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What do you guys think I should go whit first for every day fun drivability 4.10 gears or a tq I was thinking of a 2800 or a 2600 stall I do tow a travel trailer occasionaly and go to the track on the weekends and I am also planing on spraying down the road.
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Stall first and then gears.
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What do you guys think I should go whit first for every day fun drivability 4.10 gears or a tq I was thinking of a 2800 or a 2600 stall I do tow a travel trailer occasionaly and go to the track on the weekends and I am also planing on spraying down the road.
what gears do you have now?
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Stock 3.55 and running 265/70/17 tire around 30 inches tall
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kind of a toss up but since you said you occasionally tow I'd do the gears. you'll benefit from them towing and stop light to stop light.
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Do you have an open diff or limited slip? If you have an open diff, then I would do gears first along with a quality LSD unit. If you have a limited slip, then the converter is going to show better performance gains at the track.
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Stock 3.55 with limited slip
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I have never done a stall on a truck but all my cars I have always done the gears 1st then got a stall to work with my gear and engine mods. My 09 came with the stock 3.21's or whatever junk dodge threw in and I just got it back with a set of 3.92's today. I can't beat on it till after break in but what a difference even under lighter acceleration. Kind wish I went with 4.10 since it still only around 2k rpm at 70 to 75 mph. Well worth the upgrade can't wait to see the difference when I can hook up my trailer.
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3.21 to a 3.92 is a nice jump but since the OP has s 3.55 I would def recommend going to a 4.10.
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Ya if I had a 3.55 I would have done the 4.10. I actually wish I would have gone up to a 4.10 instead of the 3.92. I am happy with the difference it drives better and I am getting better mpg now. Probably due to not having to stuff the gas pedal so far down just to get it moving.
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