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Old 12-04-2011, 12:28 AM   #1
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07-09 Wrangler Unlimited: Gear Ratio

With the Unlimited you have three models to choose from, the X, Sahara and Rubicon. Do each of these models have a different gear ratio? I think and would probably assume the Rubicon certainly does but what about the X and Sahara? I have read (I think) that the X is better than the Sahara in gear ratio and off road. Any truth here and does anyone know what the gear ratio is for each? Thanks

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Old 12-04-2011, 01:05 AM   #2
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Sport and Sahara have the same gear options. The Rubicon has separate options.


4:10 only comes on the Rubicon. It is not an option for the Sport or the Sahara. The only time the 4:10 was an option for non rubis' was in the first productions of the JK's in 2007. After that the 2008-2011 were 3:21 standard on Manuals with an option of 3:73 upgrade and 3:73 for Automatic in non-rubicons. Rubicons came with 4:10 only. In 2012 the Rubicon got a 3:73 option alone with the 4:10 while the non rubicons are 3:21 and 3:73 options.

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Old 12-04-2011, 01:25 AM   #3
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Thanks rics1997, I see you are from Bristol, TN. I lived in Knoxville, TN myself and just moved to Kansas. lol, yes I miss those mountains.
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So is the 3.21 good enough for 33's, 2.5 lift and new rear and back bumpers? Just wondering due to weight of all these add on's. I dont want to be to sluggish off road or on road to bad. To be a little sluggish ok but just wondering if the 3.21 is good enough? I know I read some people say not to tow or anything with a 3.21 too. I would like a better gearing but it appears 3.21 is very common in the X and Sahara besides the Rubicon of course.
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