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Old 02-12-2010, 07:36 PM   #1
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Question JK 09 Automatic Wrangler Gear Ratio Question

at what tire and wheel size do you need to adjust your gear ratio on an automatic,i switched from a 225/75r16 to a 305/60r18 and have noticed a significant rise in my rpms

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Are the 18's somehow shorter than the 16's? Don't know 60's!
If you went to a taller tire, your rpm's should decrease, along with your power, and your speedometer would be slower.

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Tire Conversion Chart

According to this you are running 36's. You definatly need to regear! Don't know what model you have but I'm running my factory 32's on 4.10's and I wouldn't want to go above 33's with my factory gears.
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Tire Conversion Chart

According to this you are running 36's. You definatly need to regear! Don't know what model you have but I'm running my factory 32's on 4.10's and I wouldn't want to go above 33's with my factory gears.
Sorry. I plugged in 305/75/18. Your only running 32's. You should be fine since that is what JK's come with from the factory you just went with a wider tire. Most people don't regear until they go with 35" or bigger.
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lift kits&tire size

im switching from a 2 inch lift to a 4 inch i was worried that it would make my 32's on 18's look too small .it's hard to find a decent tire for that size wheel without blowing the bank or my transmission.should i go bigger with the tires or just break the bank and buy new wheels and tires and if thats the case how big can i go without damage to the trans or torque converter.(it's an automatic trans)
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