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Power Loss w/ 35's???

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by ahigginsdeca, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. ahigginsdeca

    ahigginsdeca [OP] Higgins

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    I have a 3" revtek lift with 33's and was fine with the little bit of power loss I experienced, but now I'm thinking about moving up to the 6" with 35's. Can anyone tell me what i can expect with a lift and tires of that size?
     
  2. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    from a 3 inch lift to a 6 with 35's...you'll probably have a good bit that you can tell of a loss. regear and you should be fine!
     
  3. ahigginsdeca

    ahigginsdeca [OP] Higgins

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    how much is it to regear?
     
  4. tacomaman06

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    that i have no idea man! im imagining somewhere around $650 or so.
     
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    AUDITECH Carolina Alliance: LAZY DIVISION

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    unless you put a lower gear the bigger or wider the tire the more it will take to move it and stop it.

    If you go big tires
    1 regear the drive axles
    2 expect gas milage to go down
    3 need better breaks
     
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    Alaskaflyer My other ride Hovers

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    Depends on if you are 2wd or 4wd. The gears themselves aren't usually expensive, it's the labor to install them correctly. I'd call a reputable shop and ask them. I would guess anywhere from 500 to 1000, again depending on if you require front and rear or just rear.
     
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    x2... and a big one for better brakes... :D
     
  8. tacomaman06

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    yep.....good rotors and pads, or bigger rotors and pads/calipers will be even better!!
     
  9. nighthawk87

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    If you wanted such a big truck, why didn't you just buy the Tundra or a full size. I don't get the guys that lift a compact truck so much. Why make a compact truck big? Isn't that contradictive?
     
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    That is the Cheapest I have ever heard of!! Almost everywhere around or in Portland, Oregon costs $950-$1,200. That is front and rear.

    If you go with 6", 35's re-gear. ASAP once its all installed, or "Goodnight, Automatic Transmission". If you have an Auto that is..
     
  11. tacomaman06

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    well, that was just a guess i had..........as i have never regeared anything, so im not sure.
     
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