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Old 06-01-2013, 04:28 AM   #1
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Need first hand advice

I have read many threads about re gearing, most with different opinions.

I have an 06 LJ auto with 33's.

Who has actual experience with this setup and 4.56 or 4.88 that could help me make a decision? My Jeep is my daily driver.

Is 4.56 good for hiway speeds with this tranny?


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Old 06-01-2013, 05:51 AM   #2
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What tranny do you have?

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Old 06-01-2013, 06:57 AM   #3
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He has an LJ, so it will be the 42rle. Stupid high overdrive and you will want 4.88 with 33's.

I have the same tranny and 4.88's. That is as low as I can go with the D30 up front.
Stock gears sucked, 4.88's was great with 33's. Now with 35's, I wish I had 5.13's.
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Old 06-01-2013, 08:19 AM   #4
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If 4.88 is good for the overdrive, how does it effect the lower gears for daily driving? Will I see a difference from stock gears/tires?

Sorry but I dont know shite about gearing and have this image in my head of the Jeep running high rpm's with 4.88.

Thanks, and Roll Tide!
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