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Old 06-16-2014, 01:10 AM   #1
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Installing 35's and a 4 inch lift. What should I regear to?

I have a 2014 Automatic Sport Unlimited and am just about to put on 35" tires and a 4" lift. I love the way it looks and decided they are the mods for me. However, the stock comes with 3.73, and I probably need to regear.

I'm not excessively knowledgeable about vehicle modifications yet, but doing as much research as possible. I'm wondering if this graph is accurate?




I keep hearing conflicting statements on the forums, most say to regear in a similar way, but some say it won't make a great difference. I live in Alberta, so I'm also wondering what the cost may be (roughly) to go ahead with regearing?

All opinions welcome! let's hear what you have to say.

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It's personal preference and going to depend on how much your tire combo weighs.
The 3.6 and 3.73 should be able to turn 35's ok.
Drive it for a while and see what you think.

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Old 06-16-2014, 02:39 AM   #3
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Yeah, that's what I intended on doing. Get a feel for it and all. I'm just a bit worried about wintertime when I'll face 4 feet of snow for months on end.
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I have a 2014 Automatic Sport Unlimited and am just about to put on 35" tires and a 4" lift. I love the way it looks and decided they are the mods for me. However, the stock comes with 3.73, and I probably need to regear. I'm not excessively knowledgeable about vehicle modifications yet, but doing as much research as possible. I'm wondering if this graph is accurate? I keep hearing conflicting statements on the forums, most say to regear in a similar way, but some say it won't make a great difference. I live in Alberta, so I'm also wondering what the cost may be (roughly) to go ahead with regearing? All opinions welcome! let's hear what you have to say.
Yea I'm getting the same thing but I have a 2 door, my dad has a 4 door with a 4 in lift and 35s and he loves it but he got his done through a jeep dealer
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Old 06-16-2014, 03:25 AM   #5
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Same here, dealer installed. Came with the deal we finished on for the price of the vehicle
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Old 06-16-2014, 04:37 AM   #6
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It's personal preference and going to depend on how much your tire combo weighs.
The 3.6 and 3.73 should be able to turn 35's ok.
Drive it for a while and see what you think.
X2, You shouldn't have any problems.
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I have a 2014 Automatic Sport Unlimited and am just about to put on 35" tires and a 4" lift. I love the way it looks and decided they are the mods for me. However, the stock comes with 3.73, and I probably need to regear. I'm not excessively knowledgeable about vehicle modifications yet, but doing as much research as possible. I'm wondering if this graph is accurate? I keep hearing conflicting statements on the forums, most say to regear in a similar way, but some say it won't make a great difference. I live in Alberta, so I'm also wondering what the cost may be (roughly) to go ahead with regearing? All opinions welcome! let's hear what you have to say.
That graph you have is for the 3.8 in 2011 and older jeeps. Check the graph for the 3.6 in 2012 and newer. ( sorry, I don't have a link) It's completely different.
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Not to get off the regear subject which I agree with kjeeper, drive it for a while and see what you think. Its not necessarily the lift but the tires. It all depends how you drive and what you do with the Jeep. I will tell you I have a 2013 with an automatic and 315 duratracs with a 3.21 and I am doing all right. Its not the best but the 3.6 makes up for lots. When I regear sometime in the future I will go with 4.56 but Thats for the way I drive. Its a mix of mostly daily driver with the occasional off road/mud/light climbing.

Now my other question for you since you said that you werent big on mods? Did you replace your driveshafts with that lift? Do you find issues when disconnected? 4" is a pretty good lift for a J/K and It can cause issues as I am sure you researched. Can you give a rundown of the parts that you used in the lift? I am just curious because if done right that 4" lift can spin 37's under it and then the regear talk is a must. Good Luck.
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Here's a chart for your engine/tranny combo:
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Thanks for the help everyone, And the new graph! Makes a lot more sense in comparison to many of the people saying that a 3.73 will handle them alright.

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Now my other question for you since you said that you werent big on mods? Did you replace your driveshafts with that lift? Do you find issues when disconnected? 4" is a pretty good lift for a J/K and It can cause issues as I am sure you researched. Can you give a rundown of the parts that you used in the lift? I am just curious because if done right that 4" lift can spin 37's under it and then the regear talk is a must. Good Luck.
I'll let you know later on today how it all goes down. I haven't gotten the lift or tires just yet, but am meeting up with the guy making the installation today.

I will likely stick with the 35's indefinitely on this jeep, later down the road when we decide to trade it for a newer model, that's when I'll see if I'd like to throw on anything bigger. 40s'???? just kidding, maybe...
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You have to actually remember 35's are not a true 35 more like 34's so 3:73 with your 3.6L auto should be bearable!
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You have to actually remember 35's are not a true 35 more like 34's so 3:73 with your 3.6L auto should be bearable!
And 32's are actually a 31" .. Same difference but I agree. He should be fine.
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Old 06-16-2014, 06:07 PM   #13
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Couldn't get to the shop today, so I guess I'll find out some more info tomorrow

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