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Old 08-30-2010, 05:14 PM
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Ok Guys so I have finally started trying to get my 2000 doge on the road. I dropped the old rear end (3.55) and bought a junkyard one. Problem is the new one is a 3.21. Pro's or cons to using this one. Please help me out I am not sure what to do here!

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Better mpg, better top end, worse acceleration (not a lot going from 3.55 to 3.21), neither are limited slip, neither is great for towing but will do the job.
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Fuel economy may increase slightly but pulling power and accelleration will suffer.
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It is a work horse. So I am assuming I either want to keep the same ratio as I had or increase it. Thanks for your help. I am glad to have found this site!
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Are you 2wd 0r 4x4 ? If your 4x4 you will need to install the same ratio or replace the front diff with whatever you install .
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