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Old 12-05-2012, 07:55 PM   #1
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3.73 or 4.10

Which should I go with?
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depends on how u drive your car. If it's every day driver go with 3.73, but if you plan to go to the 1/4 mile alot put 4.10's in.
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Which should I go with?
Also if you are or ever plan on being supercharged go with 373s
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Its my dd in the winter, well for now at least. Plan on picking up a grocery getter before to long to take over the winter dd position.

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Also if you are or ever plan on being supercharged go with 373s
Would like to eventually, but wouldn't we all. Still trying to decide if its worth supercharging this one or to just sell it an get one already supercharged, but that another topic for another day lol
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Also if you are or ever plan on being supercharged go with 373s
Not to say you can't run 4.10s with forced induction, you just need boss suspension lol.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:29 PM   #6
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There's a good read in ColeJohnsons signature as well as in the sticky section
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Why can't you run 4.10s with F/I?
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Why can't you run 4.10s with F/I?
I've always been told you'd run out of gear quickly. Just what I've heard
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Why can't you run 4.10s with F/I?
You can, you'll just be prone to spinning a lot, which is a plus for some people. Just upgrade to some upper and lower rear control arms and springs, etc. you'll have a fun daily driver. Also contrary to popular belief, 4.10's can improve gas mileage in town. You will lose a little highway mileage though.
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You can, you'll just be prone to spinning a lot, which is a plus for some people. Just upgrade to some upper and lower rear control arms and springs, etc. you'll have a fun daily driver. Also contrary to popular belief, 4.10's can improve gas mileage in town. You will lose a little highway mileage though.
Aah I see so with the right tires and a decent suspension you should b ok running 4.10s
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Aah I see so with the right tires and a decent suspension you should b ok running 4.10s
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Yes, and throttle control. But when it's time to have fun, break those tires loose and throw some smoke!
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Remember if u cant't get the power to the ground than the power is useless.
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Remember if u cant't get the power to the ground than the power is useless.
Hence the need for good suspension.
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Aah I see so with the right tires and a decent suspension you should b ok running 4.10s
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U need 3:55 really it will stay in the powerband longer
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U need 3:55 really it will stay in the powerband longer
All depends on what you want to get out of it. 3.55's will have a higher top speed I believe, steeper gears like 3.90-4.10s will have faster acceleration. Everyone will give a different opinion. Don't fear the gear!
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4.10 gets u to 60 quicker, but the new shelby has 3.31's to give u more range for higher speeds.
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DON'T FEAR THE GEER!!!! 4.10s!! Hell, maybe get some 4.56s.
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DON'T FEAR THE GEER!!!! 4.10s!! Hell, maybe get some 4.56s.
That might be a little steep haha, but I like your enthusiasm.
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Hey OP, if you are in a pinch due to MPGs read up on ColeJohnson's little sticky he made, its in his signature also.
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I'm gonna try and in stall my 3.73 my self, tell me is it worth me doing or should I just get a shop to do it?
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I'm gonna try and in stall my 3.73 my self, tell me is it worth me doing or should I just get a shop to do it?
I've been told it has to be done very precisely and can be tedious, and also wouldn't be a bad idea to buy a diff rebuild kit from AM, I think it's like $89.
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I'm gonna try and in stall my 3.73 my self, tell me is it worth me doing or should I just get a shop to do it?
How experienced in working on cars you? Gears are one hell of an undertaking
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I'm gonna try and in stall my 3.73 my self, tell me is it worth me doing or should I just get a shop to do it?
There are people on here that will take apart their engine and put it back together, but won't touch gears... IMO take it to a pro for that.
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There are people on here that will take apart their engine and put it back together, but won't touch gears... IMO take it to a pro for that.
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Get 4.10 u won't regret it! Helped me get 13.2 on my 02 gt
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Right now my drive is about 35 min one way. About how much mpg would I get with 4.10 iyo? 3.55 not really my cup of tea, I would rather have quick acceleration.
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Thanks guys well guess I'm not doing that lol .. I guess ill have to pay like 400 to have them professionally installed
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Thanks guys well guess I'm not doing that lol .. I guess ill have to pay like 400 to have them professionally installed
Ask around and you may get lucky, I'm getting a good friend of a good friend to do mine for $100.
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