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A rear end i just got to make sure its a 373 gear ratio

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how do i find out my gear ratio on a rear end i just got to make sure its a 373 gear ratio
What model and year is your truck?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i have 2000 silverodo 4x4 and the code on glove box dont recall code right now but got a rear end from 2000 4x4 the tranfer case is differant but the glove box code macthes mine but do not no if it was the oringenal rear end truck came with i have it on the ground ready to put in just want to make sure it is the right ratio first
To find the gear ratio of the rear axle, all yo uhave to do is jack upone wheel and turn itone turn while counting the turns of the driveshaft, for example if the wheel turns one turn an dthe drive shaft turns 3 1/2 turns then the ratio would be 3.50 to 1.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
so for 373 ratio the wheel turns 3 times and the drive shaft 7.3