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Changing Gears in a Jeep

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by awoit, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Nov 14, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    awoit

    awoit [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If I change to lower gears for off roading, what does that do to my top end/acceleration? I dont know much about gearing and such nor the ratio's people talk about them at :p
     
  2. Nov 14, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    It will make the Jeep quicker, but at the expense of top speed. Possible hurt highway MPG.
     
  3. Nov 14, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    PR45

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  4. Nov 14, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    awoit

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    Great thx 4 the info guys ill do some more research =]
     
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