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Posted by Chris on June 06, 2005 at 19:20:14:

Question for my fellow Jeepers-- I have a 46' 2A with a stock 5:38 rear end-- I would like to achieve a little more top end (above 35 mph) so I can at least drive it in town. Has anyone changed the ring & pinion gears (rear & front) on their 2A's to a lower ratio (eg: 4:18....3.20....etc)?

I have read other posts from folks who have insalled an overdrive unit, but I don't want an additional gear shift and want to keep the appearance status quo.

Thanks everyone--


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