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Offline bigbud

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what gear ratio to go with?
« on: February 17, 2011, 10:48:28 pm »
got a dana 60 rear end in wide guage bom#603319-1  with 4 11s its a semi float,got another dana60 but it has 3 56s and its a full float.what should i expect with the 356s better gas milage or worse or should i stay with 411s?

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Re: what gear ratio to go with?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2011, 09:16:14 am »
..i run 4.10's..i'd probally guess you would be better off with the 411...good bottom and mid range power plus cruise speed..
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Re: what gear ratio to go with?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2011, 09:51:23 am »
what engine do u have?

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Re: what gear ratio to go with?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2011, 01:10:37 pm »
i got a 318 engine ,727 auto tranny

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Re: what gear ratio to go with?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2011, 04:26:28 pm »
Kind of a trade off. 356 = lower rpm but u might find less time in high gear.