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Old July 31st, 2010, 10:32 AM   #1
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I have a 99 zr2 im putting a dana 30 in the front and fliping the rear axle i'm going to be running 33x12.5 and dont know if I should go with 4.10 or 4.56 when i set these up im not using it as a mud truck just a trail rig just looking to here a few thoughts id still like to go on the freeway without turning 3000 rpm
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456 gears would be your best bet
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Old July 31st, 2010, 10:59 AM   #3
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what do you mean by flipping the rear axle. it just doesnt work like that
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I have a 99 zr2 im putting a dana 30 in the front and fliping the rear axle i'm going to be running 33x12.5 and dont know if I should go with 4.10 or 4.56 when i set these up im not using it as a mud truck just a trail rig just looking to here a few thoughts id still like to go on the freeway without turning 3000 rpm
With overdrive and 4.56 gears you'd be turning about 1950 at 60MPH (assuming you have a .70 overdrive ratio).
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what do you mean by flipping the rear axle. It just doesnt work like that
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I'm puting the spring over axle thats what i meant by flipping the rear axle
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With overdrive and 4.56 gears you'd be turning about 1950 at 60MPH (assuming you have a .70 overdrive ratio).
That makes it sound weird (and tall), but I agree with the 4.56 recommendation.

I'd phrase it more like: you'll be turning 2275 at 70mph.
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