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Old 08-11-2013, 11:26 AM   #31
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She's got the 4.0 6 cylinder and she has a lot of get up and go. She drives great. Its just in higher gear at high speed...ugh crazy annoying.
With your 4.0L, 5-speed manual transmission, and 33" tires, 4.56 would be the ideal gear ratio. Based on your comments, it sounds like your axles have the factory 3.73 gearing. You'd be complaining a lot more if it had the other possible gear ratio which is 3.07.

If you can give your exact engine rpms at, say, 65 mph, when in 4th gear (or 5th), I can tell you what axle ratio you currently have. Just give me your exact speed, exact engine rpm, & whether you're in 4th or 5th gear. 65 or 70 mph would give the most accurate results.

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With your 4.0L, 5-speed manual transmission, and 33" tires, 4.56 would be the ideal gear ratio. Based on your comments, it sounds like your axles have the factory 3.73 gearing. You'd be complaining a lot more if it had the other possible gear ratio which is 3.07.

If you can give your exact engine rpms at, say, 65 mph, when in 4th gear (or 5th), I can tell you what axle ratio you currently have. Just give me your exact speed, exact engine rpm, & whether you're in 4th or 5th gear. 65 or 70 mph would give the most accurate results.
what is ideal for my 4.0 automatic with 33" tires...

btw i checked the odometer and speedometer and it looks accurate using gps so i can safely say i am at 10mpg

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Old 08-11-2013, 12:19 PM   #33
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what is ideal for my 4.0 automatic with 33" tires...

btw i checked the odometer and speedometer and it looks accurate using gps so i can safely say i am at 10mpg
Your automatic is the 3-speed, 4.10 would be ideal for 33" tires.
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Your automatic is the 3-speed, 4.10 would be ideal for 33" tires.
thank you. is there a way to determine this? just for my future reference

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