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Old 09-17-2012, 01:33 PM
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Hey Guys i have a 2012 Ram 1500 Big horn with factory 3.92 gears. i have a 6" lift and 35" tires,i plan on putting 37" tires on when the 35" tires wear out... so i wanna re-gear the truck my questions are

1- what size gears 4.10 or 4.56

2- will the gears help with mpg

i also off road and go on the beach alot

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I would go with 4.56s and it will definately help with the MPGs, helps turn those big tires better. There is a member on here that can modify your rear end carrier to accept 2010 gears in the back. PM me for the info!
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I would certainly go with the 4.56 gears, I installed them in my truck and as far as MPG I didnt notice a big increase or decrease, but I went from a 4.10 gear to the 4.56. Highway MPG was never great ecspecially once I hit over 70mph. Avearage all around driving I get 11 to 12 mpg.
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I got a 12 and probably was the first one to swap in 4.56.
You are already better than I started.
I had the 3.55 and 37's and it was a DOG!
Lasted 2 weeks till enough was enough and swapped out.
Love the gears. Power is back.
Never got my MPGs back to stock, but that's a given with a lift and less aerodynamics
But I'd say 4.10s for better MPG on the freeway and 4.56 for an all around daily driver
On the freeway, on 37's and 4.56 and driving 70-75, I rev at 2k

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Yup, listen to fastNugly ^^ he knows his stuff!

Keep in mind on a 2012 you will have to get a front diff from a 2011 or older 4th gen in order to change the gears. For some reason Ram decided it was a good idea to weld in the gears on the 2012's and newer so you can't change them. It makes the swap fairly expensive... I'm gonna guess around $3600? Just giving you a heads up on that.
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Haha, that's a good point. Definitely didn't look at the OP date...
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yea OP hasn't even been on here in a month. who knows if he's even still interested in doing this/already did it. Wish he'd come back and let us know!
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i would like a pricing!!! and how did you get the front gears swapped out? isnt the front diff closed on the 2012's thats the issue im having on my 2012 4x4!
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