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Old 04-28-2011, 09:41 PM
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Default Re: re-gearing for 38's

i think u should do it!
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:45 PM
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get the 38s then trade em/sale em for some 35 red letter general grabbers and re gear to 4.88 with 35s
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:46 PM
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I would like to, but cost would be the issue. I have to look into it some more, I didn't think of the hubs and brakes, so I am glad Alon explained it or I could have messed the ranger up bad. If anything, to keep costs down it will be new gears and 35's...but we will see.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:49 PM
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yea well goin to the 35s wont make all your tie rods and stuff wear out too quick unless there already bad but if you do get those 38s you can sell em for quite alot because the 35s go for like 220 a piece or something like that
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:00 PM
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Default Re: re-gearing for 38's

You're not gonna be able to stop well with 38s on stock brakes either. Let alone all the other comments made in the thread about hubs, gearing, and rubbing.

D44/D60 with 5.13's? Do eet.
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:03 PM
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I know Shane said a while back I can upgrade rotors/brakes so it may help with the 38's
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:13 PM
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i have 36s on my ranger with stock IFS with 4.88 gears n she still has mad power but i use to run 40s on my truck and the ifs cant n wont handle it at all ,,,, if u put 35s or bigger be prepared for your truck to grab every rut n wanna throw your truck around with the ifs



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Old 04-28-2011, 10:21 PM
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Regearing will be need, i'M RUNNING 35'S and I am geared at 4.88, to be honest 4.88 on my 35's is like running stock, I am better off with 5.18 and that will help a lot, however the Moderator is right, If you go with 37, you will need better gearing in the 5.18 ranger r more. I can't wait till my 35's wear out, so I can take off my bodylift and go down to 33's, I just don;t like all the wear that the bigger tires will cause.
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:22 PM
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i have 36s on my ranger with stock IFS with 4.88 gears n she still has mad power but i use to run 40s on my truck and the ifs cant n wont handle it at all ,,,, if u put 35s or bigger be prepared for your truck to grab every rut n wanna throw your truck around with the ifs
You don't have IFS, you have TTB, it's still technically a solid axle, unless there is something I don't know that you swapped in your truck...
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:31 PM
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i dunno man ttb n ifs to me is still the same either twin beam , independent front suspension lol ,,, i want a dana 44 or 60
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:33 PM
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You don't have IFS, you have TTB, it's still technically a solid axle, unless there is something I don't know that you swapped in your truck...
How is TTB a solid axle? Each wheel moves independently, so yes he does have IFS, he just doesn't have A arms.
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i dunno man ttb n ifs to me is still the same either twin beam , independent front suspension lol ,,, i want a dana 44 or 60
Do it! lol It's a scissor axle with the TTB, I know they are similar, I am thinking about D44's myself if I get this truck where I want it. I just want to keep the same bolt pattern, not necassarily the stock Ranger one, but what ever I get the axles out of I want them to be the same front and back.
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:36 PM
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Regearing will be need, i'M RUNNING 35'S and I am geared at 4.88, to be honest 4.88 on my 35's is like running stock, I am better off with 5.18 and that will help a lot, however the Moderator is right, If you go with 37, you will need better gearing in the 5.18 ranger r more. I can't wait till my 35's wear out, so I can take off my bodylift and go down to 33's, I just don;t like all the wear that the bigger tires will cause.
hey bru lets trade tires! if they stuff in my truck im totally game!
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:37 PM
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i found 2 companys thatll make me a dana 44 with locker n 5 on4.5 bolt pattern or 5 on 5 i foget what i have lol
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:38 PM
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you mean a ttb 44 or a solid axle 44?
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