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Gearing For TerrainIt's more of a trail and rock crawling thing, but you've got to ensure you've got the abilty to go slow enough for the terrain. Like we mentioned when talking about clutch finesse, you've got to have low enough gearing to keep your Jeep controllable at low trail speeds. For most stock Jeeps with a manual tranny and a 30:1 crawl ratio, this just isn't gonna cut it. However, simply opening up the T-case and shooting for the moon with low range gearsets may not be the answer either because sometimes you need wheel speed. If at all possible, we much prefer additional low range gear boxes that augment the factory T-case low, giving the option of super-slow crawling for low tire speed, but also allowing some wheel speed if needed.

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