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Old February 24th, 2006, 07:57 PM   #1
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Default would it be bad to go bigger?

I have the amc 20 and the dana 30, with 4.10 gears, solid axles, lockers, and 33" tires. Would it be bad to go with bigger tires, like say, 35"s?

I know the 4.10s are supposed to be good for 33"s, but would it be much different with 35"s?

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Old February 24th, 2006, 08:45 PM   #2
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Plenty have run more tire with less gears..

Your Jeep, you have the 258, a T176, Dana 300... should be decent for tooling around MI.. thats about a 40:1 crawl..

I ran my CJ-5 with 35s, a 304, T-15 3 speed, Dana 20, and 3.73 gears.. thats a 20:1 crawl..

Was perfect for mud/snow/etc.. Slow crawling coudl have used more, obviously, but was perfect for stuff like the mounds. I went through the level 5/pink trails in attica with that setup(well, 34s then) and survived and did well..
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