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Old 04-01-2012, 02:32 PM   #11
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Having different sets of tires laying around just to make a road trip is crazy. Gotta figure out what your building. A race car or a street car then figure out the gear/tire combo.
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Old 04-02-2012, 09:03 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Bobert View Post
wait bob, i understand you supporting the 4.10s

but i never thought youd frown on a 4.56 haha, your all about the high dig gears!

Op i agree with the rest, 4.30s if you want, 4.56+ are really only available for the hcore trailer queens *5.oh kid * *cough cough*

but if you can deal with the lack of road efficiency and run a tall tall tire when needed go for it.

going from 3.73 to 4.10s is kind of a unnecessary stretch, but if you have the time, eh why not
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Old 04-05-2012, 05:47 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Bobert View Post
wait bob, i understand you supporting the 4.10s

but i never thought youd frown on a 4.56 haha, your all about the high dig gears!
haha yes i am....BUT !

a stockish 5.0 WILL run out of gear for sure at a 1/4 mile with 4.56 and a 26" tire, they just dont have the rpm to support the gears

i like a 5200 shift lite, by the time you complete the shift you probably banged it right at 5500

any higher and youll start slowing down

besides....most cars will rub on 28's if they dont massage the wheel wells a bit, even if they are not lowered at all so making up gear V tire size to cure overgear isnt the best way to go

and i have seen 100% stock 5.0's on a little smack with 4.10's yank the tires about an easy 6"

thats just NOT gonna happen with anything less. no way no how
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