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Regear the rear

Hey guys. I have 3.55 gears in my f350 Psd. I'm curious as to what us involved in putting 4.10 in it. Thanks


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Just swap the whole axle, easy enough that way

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don't forget the front axle since it is 4x4

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Yes, I'm sure if yours is in good shape someone would trade to have better hwy over towing ability

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Is it more difficult to regear rather than swap axles?


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Is it more difficult to regear rather than swap axles?
Swapping axles isn't too hard, just unbolting the old and bolting up the new!

Regearing requires special tools and knowledge of how to set the ring and pinion up correctly so that they will last.

The price difference depends on how good of a deal you can find on used axles, regearing a 4x4 usually costs between $1500-$2000.

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Guy here selling complete set for $1200 front and rear

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i would think that regearing is easier IF you know what you are doing and have the tools. I am also the anal retentive type who will rebuild an axle before i swap it in.

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