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People running 4.88 gears

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by taco_man, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. Oct 12, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    taco_man

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    What rpm range are you at when your doing 60 mph on your speedometer?
     
  2. Oct 12, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    08pretaco Almost there

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    ya op you might want to add what size tires lol
     
  3. Oct 12, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    That's what I'm running with my 37s I just thought it seems a little high. I hope it will go down when I go to 40s
     
  4. Oct 12, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    The gear chart says it will be closer to stock configuration
     
  5. Oct 12, 2010 at 5:12 PM
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    I just don't know how my truck will look with 11 inches of lift and 37s
     
  6. Oct 12, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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    I want to run the swamped m16 since that's what I'm running now and it lasts forever on the road and is great in the mud but I'm gonna have to ditch the 18s and going to 20s or 17s if I want to go to the 40
     
  7. Dec 26, 2010 at 12:06 PM
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    No not yet. I switched to the fabtech lift because my spindle lift was arough ride. But I should by spring time. Quick question how are you clearing your 37s? I'm having a little trouble with my 2.5 inch coils with the 6 inch drop down bracket. I put a .5 inch top plate spacer on but my upper a arm was completely maxed out.
     
  8. Dec 27, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    don't cut it just spend 10 minutes with the hammer and you're done.
     
  9. Dec 27, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    Jason'sLawnCare Prepared for Bambi

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    Try it when you are frustrated:D. Once you bend it a little it gets easier. I originally tried it with a rubber mallet to preserve the paint but it went no where. I had to use a decent sized hammer. A hammer for nails probably won't cut it.

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    Here's mine and I'm not a big guy by any means.
     
  10. Dec 27, 2010 at 10:24 AM
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    no problem. I could imagine the other way would be harder and this way closes the gap some to. Also it helps to remove the tire so you can get a bigger swing.
     
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