How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Jaxer Smith Your Own Question
Jaxer Smith
Jaxer Smith, Auto Mechanic
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 1272
Experience:  17 yrs experience and currently own and operate an Auto Repair Center
4387830
Type Your Car Question Here...
Jaxer Smith is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Rear end..gear ratio..the stamp on axle tube without pulling cover

Resolved Question:

rear end gear ratio. can i find out by the stamp on axle tube without pulling cover? KJU is stamped on 10.5 full floating.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Jaxer Smith replied 7 years ago.

Hi, Welcome to Just Answer!

 

It is possible to figure out the gear ratio without pulling the cover.

 

Mark a spot on the tire/wheel and mark a spot on the drive shaft. Rotate the tire/wheel one full revolution and count the turns of the drive shaft. The number of turns of the drive shaft is the gear. If it turns 3 3/4 turns it is a 3:73, 3 and 1/2 turns is a 3:55 gear, Just over 3 turns is a 3:08, Just over 4 turns is 4:10, ETC

 

No need to pull the cover.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Jaxer i also know this. i am inquiring if stamp will give gear ratio?

Expert:  Jaxer Smith replied 7 years ago.

No it will not.

 

Quote"I am inquiring if it is possible to find out ratio without pulling cover"

 

It is possible to figure out the gear ratio without pulling the cover.

 

Mark a spot on the tire/wheel and mark a spot on the drive shaft. Rotate the tire/wheel one full revolution and count the turns of the drive shaft. The number of turns of the drive shaft is the gear. If it turns 3 3/4 turns it is a 3:73, 3 and 1/2 turns is a 3:55 gear, Just over 3 turns is a 3:08, Just over 4 turns is 4:10, ETC

 

No need to pull the cover.

Jaxer Smith and 3 other Car Specialists are ready to help you