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Harley

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There are 5.13's for the d35. I own a set.
Do you have a 5 speed? I'm worried about it being too low geared...
5.13's are available. However, I dont remember where I got mine (Reider Racing maybe?). I have had the D44 for a long time now. :headbang:

BTW, I also run 8" wheels with my 35's. Gives you the extra bead pressure when aired down, and I think they look better.
 

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I am running the A4LD with the 5.13's.

If you had 4.10's stock, the 5.13's are what the conversion calculator would recommend for 35's.
 

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I had 3.45 gears stock...maybe 5.13 would be too low...I have a 5 speed.
 

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I haven't run the 5.13 gears yet. They will go with some 35" tires.

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I haven't run the 5.13 gears yet. They will go with some 35" tires.

Sent from my XT1032
The 35s are killing my clutch slowly...lol...I'm going to slap some 33s on for the summer if they don't look ridiculous with my lift. ..
 

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Since your not in a hurry you could kinda get an idea of what RPM you would be running by times the RPM times 1.5 going from 3.45 to 5.13.As your driving say to yourself instead of doing 2000 RPMs I would be doing 3000 right now would that be the best for me.I think that 5.13 would be to low for me but a lot of people like the lower gears.
 

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Harley are you happy with your 4:10's and the 2.9?

I don't want over 33's but want to have enough to turn the tires well and do some light towing.
 

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Harley are you happy with your 4:10's and the 2.9?

I don't want over 33's but want to have enough to turn the tires well and do some light towing.
I was fine with the 4.10s when I had the 33s...seemed to be pull my tent trailer just fine all loaded down for camping. 410s are easy to find as they come stock on some of the 4 cylinder models...
 

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I have 410 with 33s works real good.I'm running a 4.0 though.
 

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I was fine with the 4.10s when I had the 33s...seemed to be pull my tent trailer just fine all loaded down for camping. 410s are easy to find as they come stock on some of the 4 cylinder models...
Sounds good, I eventually plan an engine swap but the axles will probably be first. I'm on the hunt for a solid front axle. Found a few but I'm being a little picky.
 

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Really enjoying your build by the way, looks great
 

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Sounds good, I eventually plan an engine swap but the axles will probably be first. I'm on the hunt for a solid front axle. Found a few but I'm being a little picky.
id like to do an engine swap some day but the 2.9 really wakes up with the lower gears and works fine for me right now. next for me is an 8.8 rear end swap...
 

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id like to do an engine swap some day but the 2.9 really wakes up with the lower gears and works fine for me right now. next for me is an 8.8 rear end swap...
I have been pondering a d44 from a grand Cherokee and putting coils and a 4 link in the rear.
A lot of work but it would be cool. The 8.8 is what I had planned too till I got the wild idea of linking the rear. Really overkill for the wheeling I do but very cool
 

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