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Old 01-20-2014, 10:55 AM   #1
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Austin Area shop for Regear

So I have a 2001 Wrangler TJ 6 cyl. Automatic Trans, D44 rear with 3.73 gears. I'm installing a 4.25" Lift kit on it. It's a 3" suspension and 1.25" body lift. I plan on running 33" tires. I think for optimal performance for both a mix of off-road and highway driving I need 4.56 gears. I would love to hear from the Jeepers who have had work done on their Jeeps by shops in the Austin/San Antonio area. What did you think about their reputation, work quality, and pricing. I can do some stuff on my jeep, but regearing is gonna be done by a shop. Thanks for any feedback on this.

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Old 01-20-2014, 03:51 PM   #2
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I posted a similar question a couple of weeks ago. I got recommendations for Jeep Masters in Austin and TxPro 4x4 in Lampasas. I have an 01 also and have just about the same build in mind as you do. I just got it last November and plan to install a lift next month and then decided on whether or not to do tires and wheels or a regear first.


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Old 01-20-2014, 06:43 PM   #3
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I know a former member who used Jones Jeep in Marble Falls for a re gear. He was very happy with them.
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:31 PM   #4
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Jerry's Garage in Round Rock. Both the owner and Shop Manager are jeepers. They did my engine rebuild. I am sure they would be able to do a re-gear.
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:41 AM   #5
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I have an 06 TJ with D44, 4" lift, standard 6 speed. I regeared to 4.56 to run 33's and am now running 35's. Best thing I ever did. Used Off Road Ready in Helotes, Tx. Highly recommend them.
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Old 01-26-2014, 04:15 PM   #6
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i paid $600 for labor only...just FYI...hate to see you over pay.
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:40 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by ATX-RENEGADE View Post
i paid $600 for labor only...just FYI...hate to see you over pay.
Where was this? Was this on a TJ?
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Old 01-26-2014, 08:17 PM   #8
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Where was this? Was this on a TJ?
DBrods in taylor texas.

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