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Old 06-11-2015, 10:57 AM   #1
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Regret going to 3.73/4.10 rear?

Wanted to hear back if anyone that is NA regretted moving away from stock gears to 3.73's or 4.10's? 3.73's will probably be my next and final mod. Currently I have an automatic with 3.31's and want a little more bump down low for fun. I don't intend to track the car nor go FI (supercharger, turbo) nor add anything internally (cam's, cmdp, etc...). Only thing I may do is UDP's for a weekend fun project. The goal of the car will be a fun semi-daily driver and cruiser...
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The only thing I regret so far on doing my 3.31 to 3.73 switch, is not letting the shop provide their own parts so it was warrantied. I bought my kit from AM and supplied it. However, the pinion bearing failed. So I have to get a tear down and rebuild because the car is howling like crazy between 40-60mph. AM was nice enough to replace the kit. But I am afraid if it happens again, I might be on my own.

Also, because I supplied my own kit, I have to pay for labor a 2nd time. If you DO provide your own parts, I would suggest going with Ford OEM pinion bearings at least along with the Ford Racing gears.
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I regret not staying with 3.73's. My Mach had 3.73's when I bought it. I had my rearend rebuilt under warranty and 3.55's was what would be free with the rebuild. I decided I didn't want to pay for that little bit of gear change. 3.55's aren't bad, don't get me wrong, but 3.73's are perfect for a mix of highway, street, and track fun IMO. I've heard many say to get 4.10's for automatics, but you will definitely be able to tell going from 3.31's to 3.73's. The Mach 1's had a pretty high 5th gear, but I don't know how the auto's are setup. All I know is that it would be annoying to me for the engine to be cruising at high RPM's on the highway. I don't care about MPG's, so that's not the reason. I just wouldn't like my engine screaming while I'm cruising. All just my opinion though.
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Thanks guys. Definitely going Ford Racing gears with the entire kit but it will be up to shop when I'm ready. If they are able to provide the gears, I will let them do it so it's all covered. I drive half city and half highway which is why I'm leaning toward 3.73's and not 4.10's. I've also talked to a few local mustang guys who have all said 3.73's.
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If available, get this with the Ford Racing gears and you should be set: Ford Racing Mustang Ring & Pinion Installation Kit - 8.8in M-4210-B2 (86-14 V8, 99-04 Cobra, 11-14 V6) - Free Shipping
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I have no regrets about going with the 4:10's. At 70-75mph I'm turning 2700-2900 rpm's. I still get decent mpg @ 23 mpg.
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Go 3:73's.
I had them and switched out to 4:10's and it's just too low with the automatic.
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I got 4.10 and I'm glad I did. I still want more acceleration with the auto. Go with the 4.10, if it's too much for you then just buy taller rear tires.
If I had a standard I might not like it, but with the auto the 4.10 are great.

Make sure the people talking to you about gears are talking about the 05-10 mustang, each generation has different gear ratios in the transmissions.
I know after I drove mine with the 4.10s I was expecting a little more and I'm so glad I didn't get 3.73s





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I got 4.10 and I'm glad I did. I still want more acceleration with the auto. Go with the 4.10, if it's too much for you then just buy taller rear tires.
If I had a standard I might not like it, but with the auto the 4.10 are great.

Make sure the people talking to you about gears are talking about the 05-10 mustang, each generation has different gear ratios in the transmissions.
I know after I drove mine with the 4.10s I was expecting a little more and I'm so glad I didn't get 3.73s

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4:10's are fine as long as you don't plan on much freeway driving...and tall tires are going away. If you want anything half way wide your choice is largely 26" tall and shorter for street tires these days. Around town, fine. Drag racing, fine. Freeway, no bueno. I have to drive around 60/65 mph and that's no fun for me. At around 75/80 I am over 3000 rpm. The windage in the pan alone is problematic. Add boost and you have an oil eater. These motors do not have enough breathers on them. Ask me how I know.

Its widely accepted that the best all around gear for the auto is 373 and best all around gear for a stick is 410. I have had both and I am here to say, there is a good reason that they say that.
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4:10's are fine as long as you don't plan on much freeway driving...and tall tires are going away. If you want anything half way wide your choice is largely 26" tall and shorter for street tires these days. Around town, fine. Drag racing, fine. Freeway, no bueno. I have to drive around 60/65 mph and that's no fun for me. At around 75/80 I am over 3000 rpm. The windage in the pan alone is problematic. Add boost and you have an oil eater. These motors do not have enough breathers on them. Ask me how I know.

Its widely accepted that the best all around gear for the auto is 373 and best all around gear for a stick is 410. I have had both and I am here to say, there is a good reason that they say that.
I can only comment on what I've researched on the internet and my personal experience going from 3.31 to 4.10 2006 auto, NA no FI

I do agreed at 80mph I could definitely see the problem, but I don't cruise at 80 around here. It depends on your local speed limits, but in my case/area its not a problem. Max speed limit around here is 60mph.
I would not like 3000 rpm for cruising either.

I drive around 60-65 mph for 90% of my commute and have no problem with ~2300 rpm, and I love the acceleration off the line.
I have seen a lot of negative comments about the 4.10 gears with superchargers because of the traction problems, some even go to 3.55
I can't comment on the windage in the pan, I never read anything about that on our cars.

FabMan, When I was researching I found everyone agreed on the opposite, 4.10 for auto and 3.73 for standard.
I've seen a lot of comments from 3.73 wishing they had gone 4.10 and your the only one I have seen that went the other way (unless they added a supercharger after, is that what you did?)
OP if your planning on going FI then I would wait on gears.

Here's a good chart I found when I was deciding, note this chart is for an auto.
You can look up your normal cruising speed.
Whatever you decide it does make the car more fun, for me I wanted more off the line acceleration and I don't cruise at 80 so it's perfect in my case.
The 4.10's put a smile on my face every time I leave a light.

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........ 1st ..2nd ...3rd ....4th ....5th (OD)
RPMs MPH ..MPH ..MPH ..MPH ..MPH
1900 11.55 16.24 24.15 37.19 52.38
2000 12.16 17.10 25.42 39.15 55.14
2100 12.77 17.95 26.69 41.11 57.90
2200 13.37 18.81 27.96 43.06 60.65
2300 13.98 19.66 29.23 45.02 63.41
2400 14.59 20.51 30.51 46.98 66.17
2500 15.20 21.37 31.78 48.94 68.92
2600 15.81 22.22 33.05 50.89 71.68
2700 16.41 23.08 34.32 52.85 74.44
2800 17.02 23.93 35.59 54.81 77.19
2900 17.63 24.79 36.86 56.77 79.95
3000 18.24 25.64 38.13 58.72 82.71
3100 18.84 26.50 39.40 60.68 85.47
3200 19.45 27.35 40.67 62.64 88.22
3300 20.06 28.21 41.94 64.60 90.98
3400 20.67 29.06 43.22 66.55 93.74
3500 21.28 29.92 44.49 68.51 96.49
3600 21.88 30.77 45.76 70.47 99.25
3700 22.49 31.63 47.03 72.42 102.01
3800 23.10 32.48 48.30 74.38 104.76
3900 23.71 33.34 49.57 76.34 107.52
4000 24.32 34.19 50.84 78.30 110.28
4100 24.92 35.05 52.11 80.25 113.03
4200 25.53 35.90 53.38 82.21 115.79
4300 26.14 36.76 54.66 84.17 118.55
4400 26.75 37.61 55.93 86.13 121.31
4500 27.36 38.46 57.20 88.08 124.06
4600 27.96 39.32 58.47 90.04 126.82
4700 28.57 40.17 59.74 92.00 129.58
4800 29.18 41.03 61.01 93.96 132.33
4900 29.79 41.88 62.28 95.91 135.09
5000 30.39 42.74 63.55 97.87 137.85
5100 31.00 43.59 64.82 99.83 140.60
5200 31.61 44.45 66.10 101.79 143.36
5300 32.22 45.30 67.37 103.74 146.12
5400 32.83 46.16 68.64 105.70 148.88
5500 33.43 47.01 69.91 107.66 151.63
5600 34.04 47.87 71.18 109.62 154.39
5700 34.65 48.72 72.45 111.57 157.15
5800 35.26 49.58 73.72 113.53 159.90
5900 35.87 50.43 74.99 115.49 162.66
6000 36.47 51.29 76.26 117.45 165.42
6100 37.08 52.14 77.53 119.40 168.17
6200 37.69 53.00 78.81 121.36 170.93
6250 37.99 53.42 79.44 122.34 172.31
6300 38.30 53.85 80.08 123.32 173.69
6400 38.91 54.71 81.35 125.28 176.44
6500 39.51 55.56 82.62 127.23 179.20
6600 40.12 56.42 83.89 129.19 181.96
6700 40.73 57.27 85.16 131.15 184.72
6800 41.34 58.12 86.43 133.11 187.47
6900 41.94 58.98 87.70 135.06 190.23
7000 42.55 59.83 88.97 137.02 192.99
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I can only comment on what I've researched on the internet and my personal experience going from 3.31 to 4.10 2006 auto, NA no FI

I do agreed at 80mph I could definitely see the problem, but I don't cruise at 80 around here. It depends on your local speed limits, but in my case/area its not a problem. Max speed limit around here is 60mph.
I would not like 3000 rpm for cruising either.

I drive around 60-65 mph for 90% of my commute and have no problem with ~2300 rpm, and I love the acceleration off the line.
I have seen a lot of negative comments about the 4.10 gears with superchargers because of the traction problems, some even go to 3.55
I can't comment on the windage in the pan, I never read anything about that on our cars.

FabMan, When I was researching I found everyone agreed on the opposite, 4.10 for auto and 3.73 for standard.
I've seen a lot of comments from 3.73 wishing they had gone 4.10 and your the only one I have seen that went the other way (unless they added a supercharger after, is that what you did?)
OP if your planning on going FI then I would wait on gears.

Here's a good chart I found when I was deciding, note this chart is for an auto.
You can look up your normal cruising speed.
Whatever you decide it does make the car more fun, for me I wanted more off the line acceleration and I don't cruise at 80 so it's perfect in my case.
The 4.10's put a smile on my face every time I leave a light.

AUTO TRANS (5R55S)
Tire Width (mm) = 285
Tire Profile = 40
Wheel Dia (in) = 18
Gear Ratio = 4.10
Tire Dia = 26.98 (inches)

........ 1st ..2nd ...3rd ....4th ....5th (OD)
RPMs MPH ..MPH ..MPH ..MPH ..MPH
1900 11.55 16.24 24.15 37.19 52.38
2000 12.16 17.10 25.42 39.15 55.14
2100 12.77 17.95 26.69 41.11 57.90
2200 13.37 18.81 27.96 43.06 60.65
2300 13.98 19.66 29.23 45.02 63.41
2400 14.59 20.51 30.51 46.98 66.17
2500 15.20 21.37 31.78 48.94 68.92
2600 15.81 22.22 33.05 50.89 71.68
2700 16.41 23.08 34.32 52.85 74.44
2800 17.02 23.93 35.59 54.81 77.19
2900 17.63 24.79 36.86 56.77 79.95
3000 18.24 25.64 38.13 58.72 82.71
3100 18.84 26.50 39.40 60.68 85.47
3200 19.45 27.35 40.67 62.64 88.22
3300 20.06 28.21 41.94 64.60 90.98
3400 20.67 29.06 43.22 66.55 93.74
3500 21.28 29.92 44.49 68.51 96.49
3600 21.88 30.77 45.76 70.47 99.25
3700 22.49 31.63 47.03 72.42 102.01
3800 23.10 32.48 48.30 74.38 104.76
3900 23.71 33.34 49.57 76.34 107.52
4000 24.32 34.19 50.84 78.30 110.28
4100 24.92 35.05 52.11 80.25 113.03
4200 25.53 35.90 53.38 82.21 115.79
4300 26.14 36.76 54.66 84.17 118.55
4400 26.75 37.61 55.93 86.13 121.31
4500 27.36 38.46 57.20 88.08 124.06
4600 27.96 39.32 58.47 90.04 126.82
4700 28.57 40.17 59.74 92.00 129.58
4800 29.18 41.03 61.01 93.96 132.33
4900 29.79 41.88 62.28 95.91 135.09
5000 30.39 42.74 63.55 97.87 137.85
5100 31.00 43.59 64.82 99.83 140.60
5200 31.61 44.45 66.10 101.79 143.36
5300 32.22 45.30 67.37 103.74 146.12
5400 32.83 46.16 68.64 105.70 148.88
5500 33.43 47.01 69.91 107.66 151.63
5600 34.04 47.87 71.18 109.62 154.39
5700 34.65 48.72 72.45 111.57 157.15
5800 35.26 49.58 73.72 113.53 159.90
5900 35.87 50.43 74.99 115.49 162.66
6000 36.47 51.29 76.26 117.45 165.42
6100 37.08 52.14 77.53 119.40 168.17
6200 37.69 53.00 78.81 121.36 170.93
6250 37.99 53.42 79.44 122.34 172.31
6300 38.30 53.85 80.08 123.32 173.69
6400 38.91 54.71 81.35 125.28 176.44
6500 39.51 55.56 82.62 127.23 179.20
6600 40.12 56.42 83.89 129.19 181.96
6700 40.73 57.27 85.16 131.15 184.72
6800 41.34 58.12 86.43 133.11 187.47
6900 41.94 58.98 87.70 135.06 190.23
7000 42.55 59.83 88.97 137.02 192.99
Its the opposite.
The reason is that a stick is rigidly hooked to the rear wheels through the clutch whereas the auto always has a little slip in it. That's why 410 stick and 373 for auto is basically the same final ratio when you figure in the slip. Thats also why an auto car will dyno less HP than a stick car with the same motor. There's always that little bit of slip. Notice that the stock gear for an auto is 333 while the stock gear for a stick is 355. See a theme developing? The auto always gets a slightly higher gear due to the slip.
Regardless of what anyone says, those are the facts. The internet is full of experts who speak from inexperience. What I'm telling you is gospel. Take it or leave it.
I am at 670 rwhp through the auto and with drag radials and I have virtually no wheelspin. I run 10:20's with a 1.4 60 foot in a 4000 pound car.
The lower rear gear lets me hit 4th gear higher in my powerband since 3rd to 4th is such a big jump. Thats the only reason I went to the 4:10's Other than that, I hate them. I can see that with a relatively stock car the gear will certainly help the acceleration but you pay for it with lower cruising speeds. Now if you are okay driving 60 mph on the freeway thats great....but for me it's no bueno.

If you look at actual available tires charts you will find very few 27" tall tires out there. Yes, the gear ratio charts show them, but try finding them for purchase. Tires are getting shorter and shorter which only lowers the gear more. At the track I run 28" tall drag radials but my streets are only 25.9 tall and that totally blows on the freeway. I am currently doing a Tremec Magnum XL 6 speed swap. The hook up of the clutch and the 2 over drives should cure some of those freeway woes. I can hardly wait to run it on the dyno and see how much power I pick up from dumping the auto....should be somewhere north of 700 rwhp.
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The popular BFG KDW2's are discontinued and were replaced with BFG Rivals.
Here is a link to the size chart. The tallest 18" tire is 26.1. Every other tire is 25" tall or shorter. You will find a similar theme among most other tire manufacturers. The days of running a wide 27' tall street tire are gone. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....=g-Force+Rival
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Its widely accepted that the best all around gear for the auto is 373 and best all around gear for a stick is 410. I have had both and I am here to say, there is a good reason that they say that.

I've never heard it said this way. I've always seen the opposite; 4.10's for auto and 3.73's for manual's.

Somebody mentioned transmission gear ratios. This is true in most cases, but not all. For example, the GT's from mid 2001 through 2010 had the same manual transmission. Here's a helpful list with transmission gear ratios.

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I've never heard it said this way. I've always seen the opposite; 4.10's for auto and 3.73's for manual's.

Somebody mentioned transmission gear ratios. This is true in most cases, but not all. For example, the GT's from mid 2001 through 2010 had the same manual transmission. Here's a helpful list with transmission gear ratios.

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That's backwards....I don't know where you guys are getting your information but you should stop listening to them, they are giving you bad Intel. That's how stupid **** gets around....you hear it enough times and you start to believe it. What I've told you is the real deal. Take it or leave it, but that IS the real deal.
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That's backwards....I don't know where you guys are getting your information but you should stop listening to them, they are giving you bad Intel. That's how stupid **** gets around....you hear it enough times and you start to believe it. What I've told you is the real deal. Take it or leave it, but that IS the real deal.

No opinion either way other than I understood that 3.73 for stick and 4.10 for auto because the RPMs would wind up so quick you wouldn't be able to manually shift fast enough into 2nd going WOT.


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That's backwards....I don't know where you guys are getting your information but you should stop listening to them, they are giving you bad Intel. That's how stupid **** gets around....you hear it enough times and you start to believe it. What I've told you is the real deal. Take it or leave it, but that IS the real deal.

Okay real deal lol

Based on my experience, 3.73's IS the best ALL AROUND gear for manual transmissions. That is my real deal analysis.
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The popular BFG KDW2's are discontinued and were replaced with BFG Rivals.
Here is a link to the size chart. The tallest 18" tire is 26.1. Every other tire is 25" tall or shorter. You will find a similar theme among most other tire manufacturers. The days of running a wide 27' tall street tire are gone. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....=g-Force+Rival
I run these from American Muscle.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....=545WR8HTRZ2V2

They are wide enough for the street and are 27.1 tall, so the chart is spot on for me.
If you search 255/45 18 you will find about 63 tires that should all be around 27"-27.1" tall.
I don't race mine and unfortunately with the highest speed limit around here at 60mph, I can't cruise at 80 or I will get a lot of tickets. I have no choice but to be okay with it.
With your car you would need a wider tire even on the street, but mines really only CAI, tune, gears, suspension so 255/45 18 tire is fine for me, I like the extra kick from the 4.10s at the lights.

OP: I think you will fine either way, unless you do a lot of 80 mph highway like Fabman. I guess it depends on what you do with your car. I did a lot of reading before the gears and I think I changed my mind every night, then finally said F'it I want more kick off the line and will never go FI. I will buy a used 5.0 before I FI mine, it's coming up on 90,000 miles.
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255 is hardly what I would call a wide tire...look for a 275 or wider and the choices start to disappear.
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I've never heard it said this way. I've always seen the opposite; 4.10's for auto and 3.73's for manual's.

Somebody mentioned transmission gear ratios. This is true in most cases, but not all. For example, the GT's from mid 2001 through 2010 had the same manual transmission. Here's a helpful list with transmission gear ratios.

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That's for 96-04. These "rules of thumb" are generation specific. People don't understand that though and carry it over to all cars. Which is wrong.

The manual transmission is the same. But our cars have a 4 speed auto. Where 05-10 have the 5 speed auto. Big difference.


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2005 N/A 5spd manual - went from 3.55's to 4.10's with no regrets. With the OEM pirelli's (27.1" diam) I'm turning 2500rpm cruising at 70mph.

I'm making the swap to 4.56's soon - looking for a bit more ET at the track
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Old 06-14-2015, 09:02 PM   #21
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Thanks guys for the replies. Trying not to turn this into a 373/410 debate as there are 100's of threads out there already with both side putting up good arguments. I don't plan on going FI. If I was, I would stay at 331's. I also don't plan on changing tires or anything else. I'm sticking with my 18" cs wheels.


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That's for 96-04. These "rules of thumb" are generation specific. People don't understand that though and carry it over to all cars. Which is wrong.

The manual transmission is the same. But our cars have a 4 speed auto. Where 05-10 have the 5 speed auto. Big difference.

Yup, that's why I mentioned you need to look at what transmission is in your stang.




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I have stock 3:73 gears and enjoy them. Not bad around town or on the highway.
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i got 3.73 with the track pack and its awesome
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Newbie to forums. I comtemplated on changing out my stock 3.31s on my 08 GT 5sp automatic. You guys do not make it easy for me to decide.
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Newbie to forums. I comtemplated on changing out my stock 3.31s on my 08 GT 5sp automatic. You guys do not make it easy for me to decide.
Sure we do...just listen to me and you can't go wrong. lol.
3:73's if you plan on freeway driving more than about 60/65 mph.
4:10 if you are only concerned with racing, stoplight to stoplight driving and don't give a rip about freeway or gas mileage....or split the difference and go 3:90's.
Guys with no power just love low gears because it gives them the illusion of power, but at the expense of freeway drive-ability and mileage. It's great at first, but eventually gets very old very fast.
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Hey Fab,
I looked at your garage and noticed that you are running a BMR K-member. Are you using their K011 member?
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I looked at your garage and noticed that you are running a BMR K-member. Are you using their K011 member?
Can't remember the number, but it is the lowered motor one.
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Can't remember the number, but it is the lowered motor one.
You do the install yourself? I'm thinkin' about doing my frt k member and radiator support. I will do the install myself and just wondering if you had any problems with the install. I will have to do it the old school way with jack stands and laying on my back, lol.
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You do the install yourself? I'm thinkin' about doing my frt k member and radiator support. I will do the install myself and just wondering if you had any problems with the install. I will have to do it the old school way with jack stands and laying on my back, lol.
Yuk....lol.
Mine was done when the motor was out....that's the time to do it.
Built motor, long tubes and k member all at once.
I have the whole front setup from BMR. (note the lowered motor mounts)


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Yuk....lol.
Mine was done when the motor was out....that's the time to do it.
Built motor, long tubes and k member all at once.
I have the whole front setup from BMR. (note the lowered motor mounts)


Yep, that's what I'm lookin' to do. Everything I've read so far people say it's a pretty easy and straight forward install. At least on the positive side I have all the right tools including the air tools. I am debating on the BMR or the Steeda lower arms. I see you also are running the BMR arms. How do you like them on the street?
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Yep, that's what I'm lookin' to do. Everything I've read so far people say it's a pretty easy and straight forward install. At least on the positive side I have all the right tools including the air tools. I am debating on the BMR or the Steeda lower arms. I see you also are running the BMR arms. How do you like them on the street?
No problems so far.
I try to keep all mating things matching brand wise.
Helps eliminate potential fitment issues when mixing brands.
Not knocking Steeda at all; if it were a Steeda K member I'd use all Steeda parts on it.
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No problems so far.
I try to keep all mating things matching brand wise.
Helps eliminate potential fitment issues when mixing brands.
Not knocking Steeda at all; if it were a Steeda K member I'd use all Steeda parts on it.
I pretty much do the same thing. I have parts from both and have no complaints. This is an ongoing project as you well know. I will sometime in the future install a supercharger. I have narrowed that down to Pro-Charger or Kenne Bell. But that's got a lot of decisions yet to be made. As I don't have the luxury of unlimited funds it makes it tough. I think I'm going to keep my block and just put the forged internals in it.
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I pretty much do the same thing. I have parts from both and have no complaints. This is an ongoing project as you well know. I will sometime in the future install a supercharger. I have narrowed that down to Pro-Charger or Kenne Bell. But that's got a lot of decisions yet to be made. As I don't have the luxury of unlimited funds it makes it tough. I think I'm going to keep my block and just put the forged internals in it.
I have a short block with forged rods and pistons and a melling oil pump when you get ready...just needs one piston replaced.
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