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Cost of regear?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LuckeyTRD, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    going to be installing the ARB air locker with diff gears 4.11's if thats possible.... i dont know too much about rear ends so id appreciate the help. also if anyone knows the best gears and how much they will cost as well. THANKS
     
  2. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Figure about $500 to $650 per axel for parts and labor. Price of the locker will add to the total cost.
     
  3. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    its a prerunner so thats not too bad and thanks. are 4.11's possible to run with our trucks? im running 33's so what kind of mpg and power increase should i be looking at?
     
  4. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:17 PM
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    Power should be very close to that of a stock truck with 31" tires. MPG should be the same as stock, maybe just a little less depending on how you drive.
     
  5. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    thanks chris
     
  6. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    Instead of posting a new topic, I suppose I'll just Hijack ;)

    What about re-gearing a 09+ TRD OR? Does the locking rear differential, Auto-LSD, or A-TRAC have any impact on the change over? If so, what else needs to be done? New locker? Additional parts? Additional labor?
     
  7. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:25 PM
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    You should be able to get the right size gears for the differential.
     
  8. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:38 PM
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    Is that a response to my question? Do you mean that the gears would just swap out without affecting any of the things I mentioned?
     
  9. Oct 10, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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  10. Oct 11, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    Why not go 4.56 instead of 4.11?
    I'm doing a good bit of research myself and after I pay for my insanely expensive driveway I may go that route myself.
     
  11. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    well i do a good bit of highway driving and id rather keep stock rpms instead of running 3200 at 70 mph.
     
  12. Oct 11, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    Iv said it a hundred times ill say it once more, its NOT the rpm that will kills you its ENGINE LOAD! So you might be at 3.2k rpms on the freeway with 4.56 and 2.6k with 4.11 at 70, you might actually be making your engine work a lot less increasing fuel.

    Right now im 33.1" and 4:11 gears on a 4 banger. 8 get better mileage driving 70 with 33.1 then i did at 60 with 265 75 16
     
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    which is why im going with 4.11's and i have 33's. i didnt ask for info on 4.56's bc ive already made up my mind about that.
     
  14. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    Labor is about 4 to 6 hours anyplace i called. So labor is about 450 to 550 for install of just the rear locker and gear.
     
  15. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:23 PM
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    :eek: Thats alot more than I ever paid.....
     
  16. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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  17. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:30 PM
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    IIRC, I paid $1150 for the front and rear of my Dodge, including gears.
     
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    that sounds about right...

    400 per diff labor
    200 for parts



    the issue i see with 4.56s in a 4 banger is getting the front carrier out of a 3.73...
     
  19. Oct 11, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    My gears were 300 for the rear, and about 280 for the front....but yeah......close enough. :eek:
     
  20. Oct 12, 2010 at 8:20 AM
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    HEY chris 450 was from sierra expeditions for gear install, arb install and the wiring and whatnot that might be involved with it. First i called desert rat and they said 550. So if 450 is too high where do you suggest i go ask?
     
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