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Talking What GEARS to install & can i still use TOWMODE

HELLO EVERYONE still kind of new to this,so hope someone can help.I will be getting a suspension lift on my truck soon with 37" tires what GEAR RATIO should be installed(2005 f-250 4*4 Diesel)I believe the stock gears are 3.73 although I could be wrong.With everything said & done will I still be able to use the TOWMODE when hauling a 10,000Lb. toybox?(24'toybox 10,000 lb. loaded)Thanks for all replies
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Your user name is pretty darn close to mine. I'de say go with 4.30's or 4.56's.
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you should drop down to 4.30's it will be the closest gear to get you back to stock....
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4.30 would work but considering the extra weight and rolling resitance on the 37's and the fact that you tow 10000 # you should go with the 4.56's. If it was my truck that is what I would do.

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