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I am going to be changing out my stock 3.23 gears in a couple weeks and I had decided on 3.73 gears. Dons Hot Rod shop here in Tucson has a set for $140 and they sell alot of them.

A friend of mine suggested maybe I do 3.55 instead since I am looking for a little snap off the line without totally killing my gas mileage.

I am thinking the 3.73 gears wont hurt me in town and maybe only a slight drop in freeway mileage.

I figured I would get some input from those of you who maybe have different gears and what your results are.
 

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My stock tires were about 31.5" (265/70/17). I was running 3.73s and it zipped around pretty good. Not sure what size tires you have, but hopefully that may provide you some sort of benchmark. Also, I pasted a link to a pretty cool gear ratio chart that may also help you.

http://www.4lo.com/calc/geartable.htm
 

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3.73! If you go with 3.55's you will always think in the back of your head what the lower gears would have been like.
 

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I'd go with the 3.73's. You won't see much differance from the 3.23's to the 3.55's. Are you sure there 3.55's and not 3.42's. I've never seen 3.55's for a 10 bolt rear. I could be wrong.
 

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I'd go with the 3.73's. You won't see much differance from the 3.23's to the 3.55's. Are you sure there 3.55's and not 3.42's. I've never seen 3.55's for a 10 bolt rear. I could be wrong.
they do have 3.55 for ten bolt, however, iam thinking 3.73 is the route to go...if I did do the 3.55s I would be thinking as ajarman said!
 
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