How to Figure an Axle Gear Ratio?

Answer If you have a hot rod, a restoration project or if you're looking for the best towing performance, chances are you want to know what your gear ratio is. A numerically low gear ratio can deliver lo... Read More »

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How to Change an Axle Gear Ratio From 3.73 to 4.10?

Swapping the gear set in your vehicle from a 3.73 to 4.10 ratio will provide slightly better acceleration, at the price of slightly worse fuel economy. While the exact procedure for swapping gears ... Read More »

How to Calculate the Rear Axle Gear Ratio?

The rear axle gear ratio is the number of turns that the input of the differential at the driveshaft makes in relation to its output at the rear wheels. Different gear ratios can have different eff... Read More »

How to Figure Out the Gear Ratio on an F-150?

The Ford F-150 was introduced in 1975. One of the best-selling vehicles of all time, there are more F-150 trucks on the road than any other brand. Over the years, the F-150 came with an assortment ... Read More »

How to Figure Transmission Gear Ratio?

Automobiles typically have one of two types of transmissions: manual and automatic. Regardless of what type your car has, they both function in the same manner: they contain a number of different s... Read More »