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3.73 or 4.10s

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Old 03-04-2010, 10:39 AM
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I am getting ready to install my 31 spline setup and also my upper and lower control arms this weekend. While i have everything out i was wondering about changing my gears. I have the 3.73s in there now and wondering about going to a 4.10. I have a 5 speed manual, and the 4.6 to 5.0stroker kit. i also am going to be running the nitrous and i have just put the new nto5rs on so this thing should hook up. I am running 2000 or a hair below at 60 now in 5th. Is it going to be worth the change or should i stay with the 3.73s.
 
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Old 03-04-2010, 11:14 AM
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I will never go any higher than my 3.73's with a 5-speed trans..
 
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Old 03-04-2010, 02:58 PM
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If you really don't mind the higher rpms then it wouldn't be so bad. I personally wouldn't like the high rpms at interstate speeds. I don't think you will see that much of a gain by going with the 4:10s over the 3:73s but I've never driven with 4:10s.
 
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Old 03-04-2010, 03:00 PM
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as has been said in a million threads, a million times...

4.10 for automatics, 3.73 for manuals for street use.
 
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Old 03-04-2010, 03:05 PM
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I can't see spending the cash for new gears for such a small change from 3.73 to 4.10s.
 
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Old 03-04-2010, 03:06 PM
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Originally Posted by zigzagg321 View Post
as has been said in a million threads, a million times...

4.10 for automatics, 3.73 for manuals for street use.
yeah, but the situation is slightly different. 5L stroker kit, nitrous, tires. Thats the only reason I responded, I get tired of the "what gear should I get threads" too.
 
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Old 03-04-2010, 04:14 PM
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Sorry i see these post all the times also...but the guy that tuned my car said that i could possibly go to the 4.10 but i want to make sure i am crossing the finish in 4th gear. I dont want to be running out. Also with the stroker it seems like i am running slightly lower rpms then when i was stock.
 
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What ever happend to suggesting a 3.90......lol
 
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Old 03-10-2010, 09:05 PM
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What ever happend to suggesting a 3.90......lol

what happened was the only companies made make a 3.90 for the 8.8 couldnt seem to make a quiet ring and pinion gearset. Dont know if thats still the case these days though.
 
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Old 03-12-2010, 07:10 PM
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3.73 for auto and 4.10 for auto...your going to loose your first gear with anything over 3.73's
 
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Old 03-14-2010, 12:03 AM
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Ok well i see that on AM ..richmond and motive both make a 3.90...whats wrong with it?...better top end but still a hole shot right? I hope to upgrade soon ...ive seen videos on utube for the 4.10 top end ,but not the 3.90..any advice?um plus i really dont care about a quiet gear noise ..as long as it works ..i already have longtubes and a slp full length exhaust...soo noise isnt and issue ..lol..um also im running a manual..If i haft to il start in 2nd ..lol
 

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Old 03-28-2010, 03:22 PM
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Ivee decided on the 4.10..But i have a stick and i dont care...
 

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Old 03-29-2010, 10:55 AM
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yes it has been said 4.10 for auto and 3.73 for stick

but if you plan on putting a power adder in the future go with 3.73 if ur an auto
 
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Originally Posted by spike_africa View Post
I can't see spending the cash for new gears for such a small change from 3.73 to 4.10s.
But it's worth it from 3.27 to 3.73 on a stock GT?
 
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