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Old 06-20-2012, 12:55 AM
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right now im running 33x12.50's on stock gearing. im am looking to regear in a couple weeks. ive read a lot about 4.56 being the optimal gear for a 33, but im thinking at some point i may want to jump up to a 35. my question is would it be torture on me and my jeep to go ahead and get 4.88's? thanks for the help guys
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Old 06-20-2012, 01:31 AM   #2
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It all depends, what trans do you have?

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Old 06-20-2012, 02:26 AM   #4
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Try this, it should give you all the info you need. I'm not that familiar with the NSG370??
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Old 06-20-2012, 02:33 AM   #5
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1: 4.46
2: 2.61
3: 1.72
4: 1.25
5: 1.00
6: 0.84
R: 4.06

You have the nsg370 close ratio if you're using that calculator btw

Crawl ratio is 59.20:1 which is pretty good

freeway speeds will probably suffer a bit since you'll be turning ~2700 RPMs at 65mph.. And I doubt you'll use first gear much, but you'll have a lot of power..
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