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Stock Gear Ratio 2010 w/ LSD

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by toyo freak, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    What is it? I looked up my vin# and believe these are the numbers of concern: Atm-A04A/A750F
     
  2. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    4.10's.
     
  3. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    having a v6, your ratio is 3.73
     
  4. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:05 AM
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    it is a v6 but I thought it was higher than 3.73, the truck has tow package, and all kinds of safety crap/traction controll
     
  5. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    wat?
    v6s are 3.73 and I4s are 4.10
     
  6. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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    ok well damn I wish I had the 4.10, cause its better w/ 33s
     
  7. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:29 AM
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    Whoops, sorry. Brain fart.
     
  8. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    wat?
    depends on if you want acceleration or mpgs.
     
  9. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    Running 4.10's with 33's would give better MPG, than running the same tires with 3.73's.....The engine isnt working as hard to spin them. When I went from 31's to 32's on my Dodge (4.7 V8), I regeared to 4.10's, and gained 2 mpg.....and MUCH better performance.
     
  10. Oct 10, 2010 at 11:54 AM
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    wat?
    plugging 265/70/16 and 265/75/16 in the tire calc above shows better MPGs for 3.73s than 4.10s. tire weight has a lot to do w/ it though and so does skinny pedal. krookz's 33" MTs and wheels weighted ~110lbs and my 35" BFG ATs on 7089s was around ~89lbs and i was getting 18mpgs consistently.
     
  11. Oct 10, 2010 at 12:03 PM
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    And how was the Tire Clac. programmed to determin better MPG with tires? The lower gear ratio doesnt always yield the better MPG.
     
  12. Oct 10, 2010 at 12:12 PM
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    wat?
    i would imagine that it is taking diameter and revolutions into account. still falls on the skinny pedal and knowing you wont take off the line as fast w/ a larger tire and lower ratio.
     
  13. Oct 10, 2010 at 12:34 PM
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  14. Oct 10, 2010 at 12:35 PM
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    So 4.11 or higher has better acceleration right?
     
  15. Oct 10, 2010 at 12:38 PM
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    The lower the ratio (numerically higher) the faster the acceleration but less top end.
     
  16. Oct 10, 2010 at 2:35 PM
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    Actually.....Top end isnt a factor as the truck is still limited in top speed regardless of what gears your running.
     
  17. Oct 10, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    I'm just speaking gear ratios in general. But I know what you're saying.
     
  18. Oct 11, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    Bump. What the hell is top end?
     
  19. Oct 11, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    If your gears are sufficiently low, you'll hit top speed by readlining the engine in top gear and that fact, that you can't go any faster without over-reving will determine your top speed.

    However, most cars are either wind-limited in their top-end, or computer limited to allow for lower-speed rated tires to be fitted (they cost less) and more affordable insurance premiums.
     
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