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Gears needed after sas


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Ok..... Took the ranger out for a drive today in 2x. Couldn't get it going over 35 mph. I didn't do my research and now the engine is screaming to go 35. What gear ratio would you guys suggest for me?
I pulled out the stock axles with 3.73s and now I'm running 33" tires with a 4.10
I love the torque it has now but I can't take it anywhere without trailering it. All I want is 55 mph.
 


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That doesn't sound like a bad ratio for that size tire. What rpm are you doing at 35 mph?
 

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About 3000 in 5th gear
 

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Something defiantly wrong and it's not your gearing, sounds more like 4 low gearing. With 33" and 4.10 gears, you should be turning 2720 rpm's in direct drive at 65 mph, see chart up in tech library.
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I agree, I think you're stuck in 4-lo.
 

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I'll have to check the tcase. Thank you everybody!
 

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with a 2.9 456 gears may be ideal with 33's on the street and 35's off road.
 

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^^^ I agree. I have 5.13's to put in my b-2 with 35" tires. But the OP's problem isn't what gears but what he's experiencing with what he has.
 


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