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ok, i'll ask even though i'll get laughed at...
what exactly are gears, where do you get them, what manufacturer is best, are they really worth getting, and how easy is it for a regular jackass like myself to install?
i've got stock gears on my 92 with 33x10.5s, and i've been told to look into 4.88s, but i need some more info

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When most people are talking about gears they are refering to the ring and pinion gears that go in the differential. You can also regear a transfer case but 4.88 would be for the difs. And it's not really something an unexperienced person can install. They will bring back the power/RPM you lose when running oversize tires.
Don't have much experience with brands.

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unless you really know what you are doing, leave it up to the pro's to install new gears. The gears you are refering to are the ring and pinion in your Differencial.

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go with 529's and put lockers in while you change the gears you'l get a lower crawl ratio than stock

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