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05-10-2007, 03:53 PM
link for finding your gear ratio. need VIN or numbers of rearend tag?
05-10-2007, 04:12 PM
what do you need to know. I can calculate most of that stuff.
05-10-2007, 04:16 PM
not taking cover off.
05-10-2007, 04:39 PM
oh dude, simple. jack up the ass end. put it in neutral. Mark your drive shaft and diff. rotate your tire, 1 complete revolution. Count how many times your drive shaft rotates.
If you are locked it will be either 1 tire rev to XXX of drive shaft. that will be your ration i.e. 4.10:1.
If you are open, rotate your tire 2 times. and count the rotation of your drive shaft. if your drive shaft rotates 4.1 times, then your ratio is 4.1:1
This will also be your ratio. (lockers work differently.
05-10-2007, 07:05 PM
Gear rations?Are they in short supply....thought they were plentiful bahahahaha.Sorry Rod,couldn't help it.
05-11-2007, 06:59 AM
depending on the vehicle you can just phone up the dealership with the vin and they can tell you what it came with stock.... What is int on dude ? if it is a jeep or dodge ect my wife can look it up for ya!
05-11-2007, 09:10 AM
Someone at one time posted a site that you could put the nubers in from your tag and it would tell you evrything in it.
05-11-2007, 10:25 AM
if you got the numbers, give em to me, we can figure it out
05-11-2007, 07:31 PM
Most Ford or Dana axles have a tag held on by one of the cover bolts. (with the ratio stamped on it).
GM has option codes in the glovebox. Ford has axle codes on the door jamb stick. And finally, yes - the dealer can look up the build sheet from the VIN number so long as it isn't too old.
05-11-2007, 09:57 PM
I would do the spin tire, count rotation method. Who knows if the gears have been changed.
In The Zone
05-11-2007, 10:37 PM
I would have to agree Knowing this is a swaped axle
count the revs on the pinion when turning the axle o one sid e like stated.. sure fire method....
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