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Old 10-05-2010, 11:15 PM
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Just ordered my pd trinity tuner, next is CAI then exhaust. what are the benefits of doing gears after that? how much would it cost installed?
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Gears can be expensive. If they are not done by Dodge with Dodge parts you could void your 5yr/100,000 mile powertrain warranty.

What gears do you have now?
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I can see the rear not being warrantied . But the rest of the truck should be ok .
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True, guess I should have been a bit more clear. Unless something happens to other powertrain parts and they can prove the gears caused it.
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ask around your local shops, they charge me 250 to install 4.10 gears....but my ram is an 03
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$340 to have my 4.88's put in and he provided the fluids and mini kit.
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If you already have 3.92 gears you shouldnt need to change them. Higher gears can be for either larger tires or to go down a 1/4 mile faster
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I went from 3.92's, to 4.56's, to 4.10's, an back to 4.56's...altho I do race my truck, the 4.56's are one of the funnest mods to do (that and cutouts) for just daily driving...
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If it's just a gear swap then it'll be relatively inexpensive, but if you need to install a new carrier, such as for limited slip, the it becomes more expensive. Also, if you have a 4x4 then you MUST change both front and rear diffs or you'll destroy your drivetrain the first time you shift into 4wd.
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ask around your local shops, they charge me 250 to install 4.10 gears....but my ram is an 03
4.10 gears are the next thing I want to get, mine are way toooooooo long, like first gear 50 second gear 90 lol How big of difference did the gears make? I was thinking 4.56 but i take my truck to the beach, river, and out of town sometimes, and i dont wanna be riding way high in rpm's when im going like 90 ya know? And i dont want to shift into 4th at like 100 lol So just wondering if you could like how did your acceleration pick up? And how much did it shorten your gears? THanks
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