How to Check Gear Ratio?

Answer Gears can be found in all kinds of mechanical gadgets, but they are especially prevalent in motors. They look like wheels with grooves cut into them. These grooves keep the gears in place while the... Read More »

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How to Check the Gear Ratio in a Rear End?

The rear-end gear ratio describes the relationship between the pinion gear (the gear attached to the engine) and the ring gear (the gear attached to the wheels). This relationship determines whethe... Read More »

The Difference Between Low Gear Ratio & High Gear Ratio?

Gears are used in a number of different machines, from cars to factory equipment to pedal-powered pushbikes. They all follow the same principles, though, using one toothed wheel to move another too... Read More »

How to Fix A/T Additional Gear Ratio Errors in First Gear?

Over time, your automatic transmission can break down and stop functioning. You may encounter issues such as additional gear ratios used in the first gear of your car's automatic transmission grind... Read More »

Gear to Tire Ratio?

Increasing the diameter of a tire increases the diameter of the wheel to which it is fitted and larger wheels rotate more slowly for any given speed. Larger diameter wheels effectively shift an aut... Read More »