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Old 09-30-2008, 02:39 PM
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2006 F-250 rear end gear

Went looking at a used 2006 F-250 today. the rear end code is 3L. what is the gear ratio ? I kinda thought that the f-250's mostly came with 3:73 but the dealer told me this was 4:10 and most of the 250's are 4:10. I figured I ask you all.
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Went looking at a used 2006 F-250 today. the rear end code is 3L. what is the gear ratio ? I kinda thought that the f-250's mostly came with 3:73 but the dealer told me this was 4:10 and most of the 250's are 4:10. I figured I ask you all.
3.73 with limited slip. There should have been a 73 after the 3l if you were looking at the tag on the rear end.


Your dealer is wrong. Its the other way around.

Most F250's have the 3.73

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The only way to get 410's in a 06 f250 Diesel is to get a dually. All of the SRW's are 373's

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is that the same for 350's? always thought i had the 3:73 but wasnt sure
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The only way to get 410's in a 06 f250 is to get a dually. All of the SRW's are 373's
So you had to replace your 3:73's with 4:10's or where you able to order them with the truck as an option ?
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Old 10-01-2008, 06:30 AM
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Had to replace mine.
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IIRC Gas motor trucks can get the 4.10 gears as an optional gear in the SRW configuration.
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thanks for the help you all !!.. i guess all the research I've done has kind of paid off, because i was quick to write that truck off.

also, i got to see the oasis report and it looks like a few gaskets and a couple of other things had already been replaced under warranty for a 15,000 mile truck.. I hope it has all of its problems out of its system for the time being !!
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IIRC Gas motor trucks can get the 4.10 gears as an optional gear in the SRW configuration.
Your absolutely right but didn't think I had to add diesel to my description since we are on powerstroke.org
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