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Old 04-17-2008, 06:26 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by HotRod View Post
This is probably a totally dangerous/unfeasable option, but I was at the Lowes the other day and walked past their trailer tires. 12" just like the metro, but skinny, and a VERY high psi rating. ??? ummm...to bad they were a 5 lug.
I've been looking at that same thing - but my truck wears 5-lug, so it's feasible. They're cheaper than a set of Ranchos, look about the same, and come with a tire already on them! And a taller tire would correct my speedo, too. The VIN code says I've got the 3.73 rearend, but I think the speedo gear is for the 3.35.

Rather than replace the speedo gear for $10, I want to replace the rearend gear and slow the engine down at cruise. How's that for dedication?
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