35" tires, what kind of gears?

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by abl1597, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. abl1597

    abl1597 New Member

    I am about to purchase a 6" pro-comp suspension lift and install the 35x12.50x18 pro-comp x-terrain tires mounted on dick cepek dc1 wheels. Does anyone know what type of gears would be sufficient after this upgrade? :glasses:
  2. 95CTburb19

    95CTburb19 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    for 35's I would do 4.56 gears.
  3. mehoff400

    mehoff400 Rockstar 100 Posts

  4. CarpenterGuy

    CarpenterGuy Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    definetly 4.56's
  5. 04sierracrewcab

    04sierracrewcab Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    :great: agreeded
  6. dwill3015

    dwill3015 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    4.56's would be perfect! That red beast will look great with the new goodies so post some pictures when finished.
  7. 08victoryredZ71

    08victoryredZ71 Rockstar

    what kind of lift can i do with my stock 3.73 gearing?
  8. abl1597

    abl1597 New Member

    thanks for the advice guys. Does anyone know how much the 4.56s will cost installed?
  9. 95CTburb19

    95CTburb19 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Gears have nothing to do with lift, it's all about tire size. For example my jeep has 3.55 and 33 inch tires when the stock size is like 28 or 29. It makes it pretty sluggish and underpowered. If I upgraded to 4.10's I'd get most of my power back. With 3.73's you could run 33's and not notice a power difference. That being said, gears aren't cheap.
  10. 08victoryredZ71

    08victoryredZ71 Rockstar

    Cool thats all i wanted to know thanks.

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