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08-07-2009 04:19 PM
atomicjoe23 True. . .not what we have in mind though.

We're going for a jacked up WWII look. . .inspired by the Dodge Power Wagon off of Gearz TV show (minus the Rockwell axles. . .at least for now!!!).
08-07-2009 03:44 PM
silvergoat
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Originally Posted by atomicjoe23 View Post
The mud boggers and sand draggers can keep their different sized wheels. . .that would look DUMB on a Willy's P/U!!!
Not if it was slammed with a blown big block running in sand drags.
08-07-2009 03:30 PM
atomicjoe23 The mud boggers and sand draggers can keep their different sized wheels. . .that would look DUMB on a Willy's P/U!!!
08-07-2009 03:22 PM
Scout
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Originally Posted by silvergoat View Post
Yes they need to match, if they dont match your front and rear wheels will turn at different speeds and damage your transfer case. I have seen mud boggers and sand draggers use different ratios in the axles, but they would correct it buy running different size tires.
x 20!
08-07-2009 02:46 PM
atomicjoe23 That's what I thought.

I just wanted to double check. . .I haven't done much messing around with 4WD's before so. . .better safe than sorry. . .you never know.
08-07-2009 02:39 PM
silvergoat
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Originally Posted by atomicjoe23 View Post
OK. . .stupid question!


I'm new to modifying 4WD's. . .I haven't messed with axle gears in a 4WD before so I figured I'd better ask just to make sure I know.



Do your front and rear axle ratios need to match?



If they don't, what would be the advantage/disadvantage of this?



Thanks for cluing me in on this.

Yes they need to match, if they dont match your front and rear wheels will turn at different speeds and damage your transfer case. I have seen mud boggers and sand draggers use different ratios in the axles, but they would correct it buy running different size tires.
08-07-2009 02:31 PM
atomicjoe23
Matching front & rear axle ratios?

OK. . .stupid question!


I'm new to modifying 4WD's. . .I haven't messed with axle gears in a 4WD before so I figured I'd better ask just to make sure I know.



Do your front and rear axle ratios need to match?



If they don't, what would be the advantage/disadvantage of this?



Thanks for cluing me in on this.

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