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Numbers on Ring Gear? *EDIT* Need # decode

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by LKJR, Feb 2, 2003.

  1. LKJR

    LKJR 1/2 ton status

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    Where do I find the ratio in the pumpkin after I"ve pulled the cover?
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Re: Numbers on Ring Gear?

    It's stamped on the edge of the ring gear along with the build date.

    Rene
     
  3. LKJR

    LKJR 1/2 ton status

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    Re: Numbers on Ring Gear?

    Ok I didn't get my decoder ring in the last box of cracker jacks

    3817779 14 43 GM 5-71 1

    My service manual doesn't tell me squat (72)
     
  4. backyardbuilt

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    Re: Numbers on Ring Gear?

    43 divided by 14 = 3.07 gear ratio
     
  5. Swanson52

    Swanson52 1/2 ton status

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    Re: Numbers on Ring Gear?

    3.08's. WOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOO!!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  6. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    Re: Numbers on Ring Gear?

    UGH!!! 43/14 is 3.08's. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
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    Stomper ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ GMOTM Winner

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    Looks like 3.08's to me.....43 / 14

    Stomper /forums/images/graemlins/truck.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
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    well that ain't exactly what I wanted to hear but I was pretty sure that's what it was judging by performance with the 31's guess it's time to start saving for the 14 bolt for the 35's that I already have.
     

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