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Old 04-09-2013, 10:17 PM
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Regearing axles

Hey all, I am new to owning a Jeep Wrangler and I have a 2000 with a 4 inch Rough Country lift and 33 inch tires and I am curious what gears the axles should be at? I ask because I notice quite a loss of power with the newly done lift and bigger tires. Sorry if my question is dumb, I am new..

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What engine do you have and is it an auto or manual? Don't say that we r all here to help!

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4.0 engine and its a manual transmission.
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I have 31's on my 97' Sahara and its gutless at highway speeds... It'll pull 60 no prob but long hills I have to DS into 4th just to keep 65 :-/ I'm lookin at 33's but am going to run into the same problem your having, definitely wanna see what some other guys are sayin!
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Better gear for 35's as you will go there!!
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Thanks Jaxon. I will have to see about getting them referred or figure some way of regaining power.
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Thanks Jaxon. I will have to see about getting them referred or figure some way of regaining power.
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4:56's if u plan on stayin @ 33's. 4:88's if u plan on goin bigger.
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Thanks Jaxon. I will have to see about getting them referred or figure some way of regaining power.
No problem. If your running 3.07 gears like me you'll have to get a new carrier as well as ring and pinion. I'm doing 4.88's next month and going to 35's
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I am running 4.56's with the 4.0/Manual/33's and love it. Puts the Jeep right into the powerband.

No mod to the 4.0 less Stroker Kit or Super Charger will give you back the power you lost.

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