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06-17-2013 10:28 AM
Originally Posted by Jeepfixer1 View Post
I'm sure that should put you about 25/2600 rpm in 5th gear at 65mph.
I have a 98 TJ with similar running gear (8.8 rear but same everything else). I just went to 4.56s. Love them. 70 is 2700 rpms on almost new 33x10.5 BFG MT KM2s. I think I would have regretted 4.10s.
06-15-2013 01:32 PM
Jeepfixer1 I'm sure that should put you about 25/2600 rpm in 5th gear at 65mph.
06-15-2013 09:44 AM
Jeepfixer1 I'd reccomend 4.56s that way you'll have good power in fifth gear climbing hills.
06-14-2013 08:56 AM
OregonPlinker My buddy just went 4.56 on his with 33s and 5spd he likes them a lot
06-09-2013 12:31 AM
Sovereign08 Currently I'm on some 33" 12.50's on 15 steels and love them. If anything I'm getting MUDs in 33" instead of the a/t I have. It's a 5spd, np231 tv with an ax15 tranny. Been talking with some friends and since I'm going to a long arms kit in 4.5" soon with the same tires the 4.56 sound like a great option since this will get light wheeling at least 2 weekends a month plus just daily to work. I think I'm passing on lockers for now but they will come
06-07-2013 05:43 AM
4Jeepn what transmission do you have and what size tires do you plan to run.
06-07-2013 12:21 AM
Jeep_Gypsy I had the same problem, I went with 4.56 and 35s been like that for about 18 months. I love it and highly recommend them.
06-07-2013 12:17 AM
Gearing on 98 tj

So I'm doing my gears on a Sahara tj. Has d30 front and d44 rear and originally thought the 4.10 would suffice, but I'm getting mixed answers from friends. It's a trail/camping/hunting jeep that is still a daily driver. Would going to a 4.56 or 4.88 ratio be too much as a daily driver? The trails I do have 3 foot water and large fallen logs, steep inclines, but no real rock crawling. Any input is appreciated

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