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Rearend Gearing

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Silverado84, Aug 27, 2001.

  1. Silverado84

    Silverado84 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I have an 84 truck, w/ the 700R4......... the rear diff. is 273 ratio
    I got to get rid of those TALL gears!!!!! Has anyone else done this, and what ratio did you go with???
    Thanks for your time.
     
  2. 85w/350

    85w/350 Senior Member
    Messages: 190

    Came very close to switching from 3.73's to 3.08's on my TH350 for interstate...then i realized the need for towing so i stuck with the 3.73's

    In your case unless you really have the money to pay someone or a shop to regear your axle just find a compatable axle for your truck with the right gearing at a junkyard and do a swap-a-roo --by far the easiest and cheapest way--