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does 3inch lift w 33" tires need regearing?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Dsmooth87, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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    Dsmooth87

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    do you need to regear with 33's? has your mileage dropped significantly? an if you do regear will your freeway rpms change?
     
  2. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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    If you get 255/85/16 (a skinny 33) you will not notice much with the V-6. My MPGs did not change. I have not re-geared and defiantly do not need to with my size of tire.
     
  3. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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    It is advised to re-gear with 33s. MPG and Power loss is inevitable. Its not necessary but will give you what you lose back. 4:10s should be fine, if your gonna run 35s in the future check out 4:56
     
  4. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    i have 33's and my 4 banger just fine, even with the added weight with winch and plate bumper, sliders, etc.....i haven't noticed much of a drop in mileage, a slight loss of power going up hills but hey the 4 banger isn't a power house.
     
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    I wouldnt bother for 33's
     
  7. Sep 11, 2011 at 2:27 AM
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    Your MPGs did not change at all? What size tire did you run before them?
     
  8. Sep 11, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    I have 285/75/16's, ARB bumper and winch. My mileage with a 4.0 v6 is around 15 not a hair over though. I would like to hear from someone with this set up that has re geared and see what their mpg's are? It would be nice to get a little more power, and I even have a TRD intake and exhaust.
     
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    I have 285/75/16 with a 3" lift. No need to regear
     
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    same shit as everyone else
    Does it "Need" to be re geared... No but it will help and improve your overall ride quality. You'll notice a difference in 4LO for sure and also driving around in the city. Add armor and you'll notice the difference even more. I haven't re geared but I will once I get everything done. You can drive just fine without them but they will be nice if you do it later down the road. 35's will really need taller gears though.
     
  11. Sep 11, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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    3" lift? A.R.E cap 285/70/17 moto metal 955 17x9
    I run 305/65/17's and haven't noticed any real differance in power or MPG as to running the stock tires & rims {which I do in the winter} MPG's are averaging 17 overall
     
  12. Sep 11, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    I have 4.10s stock :)
     
  13. Sep 14, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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    what gears would a 98 V6 4x4 5spd have? 4.10s or 3.73s? It has the TR5 and TRD packages.
     
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