# Crawl ratio formula

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Paxx, Jun 13, 2003.

1. ### Paxx1/2 ton status

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Does anyone know how to get your final drive ratio?
I am curious because I have talked to a few people that were able to tell me what my crawl ratio would be with certain components ie. 350/465/205/4.56 = ?

Do you simply multiply their ratio's together or is there a proper way to do it.

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3. ### blasterD1/2 ton status

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Yes just multiply the gear ratios for your transmission, transfer case, and your ring and pinion.

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Does anyone know how to get your final drive ratio?
I am curious because I have talked to a few people that were able to tell me what my crawl ratio would be with certain components ie. 350/465/205/4.56 = ?

Do you simply multiply their ratio's together or is there a proper way to do it.

~Thx Max

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.....That's fine for calculating "Crawl Ratio", BUT if you plan on taking this thing to the local malls, you also need to calculate your "Mall Ratio"

Mall Ratio = Tire Size x 1/Bolts in Axle x Number of Extra offroad lights x Number of steering stabilizers on front axle.

It is interesting to see that 10-Bolts and 44's will net you a higher score, than 1-Ton axles would....! /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif

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7. ### jekbrownI am CK5Premium MemberGMOTM WinnerAuthor

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.....That's fine for calculating "Crawl Ratio", BUT if you plan on taking this thing to the local malls, you also need to calculate your "Mall Ratio"

Mall Ratio = Tire Size x 1/Bolts in Axle x Number of Extra offroad lights x Number of steering stabilizers on front axle.

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come on now, stickers, useless chrome, and euro tail lights HAVE to fit in there somewhere!!! /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

not trying to hijack the post or anything... but do cars really come from the factory with clear tail lights in europe? lol! /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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8. ### m j1/2 ton status

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you have to include tire roll out to get a useful comparison number

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you have to include tire roll out to get a useful comparison number

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So you're telling me that my monster 29-8.50's really affect my 3000:1 crawl ratio ? /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Same kind of thing is true of RTI socres, track width affects it yet no one considers that.

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