|01-28-2011 08:49 PM|
|01-28-2011 07:54 PM|
|imlikeojnow||my build sheet says i have 3.07 gears but the fact that i have 33s and can spin the tires says otherwise. there is no way mine wasnt regeared i just need to find someone that can tell me what i have in them....lol|
|01-27-2011 08:27 PM|
|berryhillhpd||Ive got a 2000 auto, but a 4banger(2.5) it has the 3.73 gears factory, Im about to put the 4.56 gears in it, currently with the 3.73s its runs at around 2600 rpms at 65mph, but with 33's its pulling hard on the motor, if Im driving into a head wind, about 60mph is all itll do|
|01-27-2011 12:28 AM|
I have a 2001 Sahara 6 cyl 3-sp. auto with 3:07 and 31" tires and the engine isn't even breathing hard at 65-70 MPH (can't remember the RPM offhand). Always wondered what it would be doing with the optional 3:73 that I should have ordered to begin with. At the time I thought the 3:73 would be too low for most highway driving.
Does anyone with the 3-sp auto have any experience with the 3:73?
|01-27-2011 12:04 AM|
|TexasT||I use mine as a daily driver and then come home and use it on the hills of my property. I have a 99 4.0 5spd with 4.56 gears and 33" tires. It is the best setup and the power difference from the stock 3.73 gears is tremendous. Go with the gears...you won't regret it.|
|01-26-2011 10:59 PM|
|sean112280||NickEagle- nice Jeep.|
|01-26-2011 10:42 PM|
|Wyattiger||01 tj, thanks, I guess it does make a difference|
|01-26-2011 10:34 PM|
|TjTheo||I don't know about you guys but i think my jeep is plenty fast, i have borla headers and catback with a performance ignition system on a 3 inch like with 33's and i zip around traffic and i go up to 85 if i dare to but i can easily go higher. 3.73 gears i think.|
|01-26-2011 10:25 PM|
97-02 32RH + 33s = 4.10s
03-06 42RLE + 33s = 4.88s or 5.13s.
|01-26-2011 09:48 PM|
|Wyattiger||Sounds good, I might should mention I have an automatic too. I don't know what kind of a difference that would make. I wish I had the opportunity to drive a regear one before I did all my mods, but I just joined up here about month ago and didn't even know what regearing was.|
|01-26-2011 09:40 PM|
|530ktm||4.56 gears and 33 inch tires are perhaps the better set up.|
|01-26-2011 09:36 PM|
|CapnDean||Come on over and I will let you drive mine. You will want to regear! I went to 4.88's and if It hadn't have been such a deal I would have gone with 4.27's. I was getting by with 3.07's and 33's - - but that was it: 5th gear required highway speeds and had to downshift anytime I hit a slight incline or a gust of wind. My hang up now is that at 60 MPH I am turning 2500 rpm....it HURTS to go 70. BUT: Under 50 mph I got acceleration galore. Even in 5th gear I can accelerate. Can start out in 2nd withou hitting the gas. 3rd gear at 5 or 10 mph ...no problem. Oh yeah... in 4 LO 1st gear is like entering time warp SLOOOWW.|
|01-26-2011 09:23 PM|
|Wyattiger||Thought I'd post a pic|
|01-26-2011 09:18 PM|
|Wyattiger||I have the 4.0 with 4 inch lift and 33s. Just went to this setup last week. Had 31s before. I do believe that regearing is the better thing to do but I chose to go with the different route. I was scared to start messing with gears mainly for the reason that my jeep is my daily driver. I got a cold air intake, throttle body spacer, mbrp exhaust and a superchip. I have noticed a good bit of difference with my throttle response and a relative increase in power, even with going up to 33s. I'm not saying it will burn the tires but I'm happy. With that said, I live in Louisiana, I'm not crawling rocks or any heavy offloading, just a little mudding here and there. I haven't ever driven a regeared jeep so I wouldn't know what to compare it to but maybe my experience will help out|
|01-26-2011 08:59 PM|
|01-26-2011 01:06 AM|
|Black98||Ide personally reccomend a Cat-Back 1st, I see this as a good upgrade for any 4.0L. I see the 2.5 Exhaust shrinking to 2.25 after the cat-converter as a real bottlneck. Also catback adds some nice sound out the rear to match all the noise the engine makes|
|01-26-2011 12:23 AM|
|oIIIIIIo||I would regear both differentials. I got a quote as much at $1700 for both axles with open diff. I got all the parts for my front and still saving up for the labor cost.|
|01-25-2011 10:18 PM|
|berryhillhpd||in what way do you see the difference since you added the home made snorkel, looks like you just shortened you breather and put it on top of the engine.|
|01-25-2011 09:59 PM|
I noticed a diff from the cowl intake/cowl snorkel i made...
|01-25-2011 09:55 PM|
|01-25-2011 07:54 PM|
|berryhillhpd||Ive got the 4 banger as well, its a great work horse, but not made for speed that for sure, thats why I want to regear, just need more info on what to go with, but I feel you on the engine upgrade|
|01-25-2011 07:45 PM|
everybody around here always wants more power out of there 4.0l.. Well let me tell you something, the 4.0 has a hell of alot of low end and high end torque and plenty of hp for a jeep, even with 33's and 35s.. If anyone one needs power its me and my 4banger with 31's... and barley hitting 70-75 on the freeway, with out wind and going down hill... lol
Coming soon this spring and engine swap, either 4.0 or v8
|01-25-2011 07:19 PM|
|berryhillhpd||when replacing the gears, does anyone know if you have to up grade or replace the housing as well, I have a 2000 wrangler, 2.5ltr, 33s, 4 inch lift, cant find anywhere that it tells you what gears are in it factory, and cant get a straight answer on what gears to go with, where to buy them, or if the housing will eed to be replaced. Though about just buying a complete new differential, but looking for suggestions.|
|05-30-2010 03:48 PM|
If not...when you use your 4wd...very expensive things WILL break.
Can you drive it in 2wd with it different ...yes but remove your front driveshaft until you get the front done...then you don't have to worry about forgetting about it and using 4wd and destroying your driveline.
|05-30-2010 03:44 PM|
|wl05lj||i am pretty new to the jeep thing and for regearing do you have to have both axles geared the same? I want to run 4.56 gears in the back axle do i have to do the same to the front|
|05-25-2010 07:11 AM|
Parts and labor per axle can run 800-900 +/- a couple hundred.
|05-25-2010 03:59 AM|
You'll increase your Horse Power, Speed, Reduce Coil Wear, AND have more money!
Best bang for your buck I can think of.
Sorry man, I couldn't resist.
Welcome to the forum.
|05-25-2010 12:57 AM|
|Vaultzz||Generally the ring and pinion cost ~$160 for each axle, and then whatever labor is. It'd be best to go to a mechanic who specializes in that kind of work, not just an every day guy|
|05-25-2010 12:17 AM|
|firefighter777||how much to regear your axles? Suggestions on place to go?|
|05-25-2010 12:12 AM|
|doclouie||My last Jeep was bored .060", had a different cam, valve work and headers with both a high flow cat and flowmaster exhaust. It was hugely different from my friends stock Jeep of the same year with the same tires, but it was very expensive. I made it for Moab though as I was there once a month at least during college. I really wonder about the header exhaust system and what I could get out of that. Someone said Banks improved their system 100%, but I do not believe that one.|
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