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    Default Gear ratio - Help quick!!

    trying to locate the plate on my rear dif that shows my gear ratio. Cant find any plate. I have googled it, and where it says there should be engraving, there is not. I am scrubbing it with a green scratchie and simple green incase it is just hidden under gunk, but so far no dice.

    Where else should I look??
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    its prolly gone. its sandwuched under 2 of the diff cover bolts.

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    if you pull the diff cover, the ring gear has a LONGGGG string of numbers on it. the last 2 sets are the tooth counts for the pinion and ring gear. divide them and that give you your ratio.

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    ok , I found something. held on there with only one bolt right now, hopefully its not some bullshit someone put ont here to CYA. It reads...

    53003873

    4 11 605295-4


    What is it??
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    is it a 4.11?? Are there any other vehicles who's rear end I could use as a replacement? I NEEED my jeep fixed!! Its driving me crazy...using the "driving" term loosely
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    what axle do you currently have? if its just a quick fix, as long as you leave it in 2wd any gear ratio can be ran.

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    What year is your rig?
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    Check your front axle, it will have the same gear ratio in it.
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    its an 89. The rear axel is bent due to my husbands awesome driving skills. So the rig runs, but rolls down the road as if one of its wheels has been replaced with an egg. Cant have this. Need it replaced
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    ok, so I guess I'm looking for XJ rear, or a ford Exploder 8.8 ....
    anybody know of any cheap ones ??
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