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quick regear question

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by cole47, May 3, 2010.

  1. May 3, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    cole47

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    im runnin 285s on my 01 tacoma v6..... lookin at maybe goin 305s....would regearing to 4.88s do the trick for lost power??
     
  2. May 3, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    whats your factory ratio? 4.88 seems too low for only 33's IMO.
     
  3. May 3, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    I would go to like a 4.11 or 4.56 max
     
  4. May 3, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    4.56 should put you back to about stock feeling power wise.
     
  5. May 3, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    yep, same here. This is what i'm thinking, but with my 35's! I want to keep the r's down for better mpgs(I only lost like a mpg with the 35's vs old 32's), but pick up a little more snap that was lost with the big rubber.
     
  6. May 3, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    its 4.10 factory
     
  7. May 3, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    i know some guys who had previously gone with 4.88s...

    they were burning quite a bit of rubber and had to gear back down to 4.56...
     
  8. May 3, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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    x2 what he said but one of my friend has 35s with 4.88s said the rpms are pretty high on the high way. Ill be going to 4.56 for my taco.
     
  9. May 4, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    so i guess 4.56 it is
     
  10. May 4, 2010 at 9:32 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    If you want to figure out your equivalent new gear ratio from larger tires, use this as a guide:

    (New tire size)
    ------------- X (current gear ratio) = equivalent
    (Old tire size)
     
  11. May 7, 2010 at 2:01 PM
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    I am running 305's w/ 4.88 gears. I really don't notice much until highway speed. The RMS are a little high while running 70 mph. The 4.56 gears will be as close to stock as you will get. 30 to 60 is where I can tell the differance. For a lot of city driving and off road I'd go with the 4.88's all day long. If there is a lot of highway miles 75% or more driving I might go with the 4.56's.
     
  12. May 8, 2010 at 2:08 AM
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    whats your rpm at going 70?
     
  13. May 8, 2010 at 5:37 AM
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    I think it is about 2500 (+ or -) a little. Mainly go by my Speed-O. 70mph on the dash is actually 60mph on the road. 83mph on the dash is 70mph on the road. The max speed is about 87 on the road. By that point the Speed-O is reading past 100mph.

    I when on the highway I run around 65 mph (true speed). I have been averaging about 16.5 mpg.
     
  14. Jun 20, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    how can you tell your ratio? have a 02 2.7 dc and im about to put 285/75/16s? any help would be awsome. Thanks
     
  15. Jun 21, 2010 at 2:38 PM
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    ^ on the door jam on the driverside there is a sticker there, in the bottom right of this sticker you will see 4 digits like B03A which translates to 8'' ring rear,4.10 gears,2 pinion open. what does it say on yours?
     
  16. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:36 AM
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    mine says bo4a.
     
  17. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:39 AM
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    whats the difference between a 2 pinion open and a 4 pinion open?
     
  19. Jun 22, 2010 at 11:26 AM
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    2 pinion..............see parts 9 & 15
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    4 Pinion

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  20. Jun 23, 2010 at 11:37 AM
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    so i would have to regear for 285/75/16s?
     
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