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4.56 or 4.10

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by johnw, Jan 1, 2012.

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what gear ratio should i get?

Poll closed Jan 31, 2012.
  1. 4.10

    47.8%
  2. 4.56

    52.2%
  1. Jan 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM
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    extremachn1

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  2. Jan 1, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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  3. Jan 16, 2012 at 7:03 AM
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    I went with 4.56 just letting yall know
     
  4. Jan 24, 2012 at 5:21 PM
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    Let us know how it turns out. How much were your gears? And who from? Install?
     
  5. Jan 24, 2012 at 5:22 PM
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    complete 3rd member from east coast gear supply. was around 1600
     
  6. Jan 24, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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    4.56 your going to get more bite when offroadin g
     
  7. Jan 26, 2012 at 7:38 AM
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    Was that after your core charge?
     
  8. Jan 26, 2012 at 7:44 AM
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    chris4x4

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Your actually regular travel with a spindle lift. The 5100's arent extended travel shocks.

    FWIW, 4.10's will get you slighty over geard than stock. 4.56 will get you a little more over geard than that.
    Also, having "power to turn the tires" may sound good, and look good on paper, but the engine needs the leverage to overcome the increased rotational mass, as well as the now lower overall gear ratio you now have with taller tires. As jandrews said, gears are more important than all out engine power when turing larger tires.
     
  9. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:13 AM
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    You guys talk about regearing like you have a choice in the matter and you can choose any gear ratio you want. Unless things have changed very recently there are only two choices of gears that are made for second gen tacomas, 4.56 and 4.88. Which you choose depends on what you start with. For automatics with the stock 3.73s you can only go to 4:56 unless you buy new carriers in the form of manual truck carriers or ARBs. And for stock 4.91s in the manual trucks you are stuck with 4.88 unless you do a carrier change.
     
  10. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:18 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    4.10's from the 2.7 fit.
     
  11. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:19 AM
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  12. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:20 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    :cool:
     
  13. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:22 AM
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    Which one do they fit? Obviously there are carrier differences. It cant fit both.
     
  14. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:22 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    They fit the SR5 and TRD SPort.
     
  15. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:24 AM
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    The carrier difference is between auto and manual and which original gears you have depending on which transmission you have. It has nothing to do with trim level.
     
  16. Jan 26, 2012 at 8:25 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Ah. Well, Im guessing the auto then, as thats what my buddy has, and the gears he swapped in.
     
  17. Jan 26, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    i have extended travel icon coilovers since november. im actually mid travel
     
  18. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:35 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Ah.....Your specs in your profile say 5100's
     
  19. Jan 26, 2012 at 3:36 PM
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    yeah i havent touched that in a while i also have TC lowers
     
  20. Jan 26, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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    Yup, I am running 33's and I am also getting 4:10's (from a 2.7) installed next week. A front swap, and a rear re-build, so I can keep my factory mechLSD in the back.

    Can't wait.:D
     
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