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Has anyone Changed Their Gearing??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by hashemg, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. Oct 9, 2008 at 5:43 AM
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    Hi Everyone.

    When it comes to 2nd Gen Tacomas i'm kind of a Noob and I want to regear my Diffs.

    my Stock 4.10 Gears do not like my 33X12.5 inch Tires and neither does my wallet (Gas Milage)

    But with all the reading i have done, i havn't seen anyone on this forum or Toyotanation that has talked about regearing. I know the 6 cyl has pleny of power to push my 33's but the 4 stuggles.


    I have worked with people on toyota pickups and first gen Tacomas regearing to 5.29. but again havn't see ne thing on 2nd Gen


    Is there any company out there that sells new gearing for 2 gen's???

    I am never planning on going bigger than a 33" (unless they come up with a solid Axle Swap Kit hahaha

    Therefore i only need 4.56 or 4.88


    does anyone know of a reliable company that sells these. thank you in advance for your attention to this. it helps out Alot.
     
  2. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:54 AM
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    4.56 would be the best. Othwerwise if you went with 4.88 and drove on the highway alot your gas milage would go to crap. But, you would see a definite power increase.
     
  3. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:15 AM
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    Yea i Know 4.56 would be perfect for my 33's


    But I havn't seen them...are the thrid members the same between first and second Gen's??
     
  4. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:50 AM
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    Can you guys explain the gearing thing to me? I am lost when it comes to how different gearing ratios effect power and gas mileage... Thanks in advance...
     
  5. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:15 AM
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    No prob. I was going to explain it myself but figured someone else already has. Word...
     
  8. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:44 AM
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    Ohh wow all pro did have gearing a couple of months ago......yea for the v6 the engine has enought power to pull 33's even wiht the 3.96 gearing. but the 4 banger has a touger time. its not gas that i'm worried out...its about gain my full 159 HP Back and being able to rock crawl
     
  9. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:09 AM
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    Fronts are expensive huh??? and then u have to pay someone to install them....wonderful haha
     
  10. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:53 AM
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    No i'm not talking about dropping the Diff......i'm talking about switching the gearing......$500 is not a complete diff...thats just the gearing....a complete diff runs about 900-1200 bucks
     
  12. Oct 10, 2008 at 5:45 AM
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    umm yea so with all pro its gonna cost me over $1200...i think i'm gonna pass and wait a little bit hahaha til there are mor companies that will compete
     
  13. Oct 10, 2008 at 5:48 AM
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  14. Oct 10, 2008 at 6:54 AM
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    Yea....i know...i gotta change the gearing inside the Diff thats what i was saying
     
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    I think the confusion on this thread is with the word drop. By dropping the diff, Krookz meant removing the diff...it sounds like hashemg thought drop meant adding a drop kit...correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  16. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:51 AM
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    I mean the same thing........

    Dropping the Diff out of the truck is not the problem....onece the diff is out you have to gut out the 4.10 from the diff and reinstall the 4.88....thats where the expensive labor comes into play.
     
  17. Oct 10, 2008 at 11:52 AM
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    hahaahah......glas we solved that



    and i'm not doing this for a little hiwl...because i'm not paying $1200 for parts.
     
  18. Jan 6, 2009 at 6:20 AM
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    ok i thought u were sayin u had to use a totally different diff housing if u have 4 wheel drive.
     
  19. Jan 6, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    Just want to add, if you haven't done a gear swap before, take it to a shop, pay the price its not as easy as 1-2-3.
     
  20. Jan 6, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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    Yeah its not easy and not cheap. 4.88 would be to tall for your truck really need 35's for 4.88s. Im running the 4.56 and loving them but your looking @ spending atleast 800$ in gears then installing cost. check this site out, this man does awesome installs.
    http://www.gearinstalls.com/

    also.
    eastcoastgear. and randysgear, would be the only places I would buy gears from.
     
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