## Are 4.10 gears good for highway

Installing 4.10 gears improves the car's performance on the track but **with negligible effects to the highway driving**. If your car is equipped with an overdrive, you may not even notice a difference in gas mileage with the new higher gearing.

## Are 3.73 or 4.10 gears better

3.73 VS 4.10 Ratio

3.73 Ratio | 4.10 Ratio |
---|---|

Not as fast off of the line | Quicker Off The Line |

Lower Torque | Higher Torque |

Better Gas Mileage | Decreased Gas Mileage |

Higher Top Speed | Lower Top Speed |

## What is the difference between 3.73 and 4.10 gear ratio

A 3.73 is a **higher gear ratio for half ton** pickups its not the best gear for pulling trailers, now the 4.10 gears come stock from the factory on newer trucks and is one of the best rear end gears to use if you plan on pulling a trailer. These both vary by fuel mileage consumption so choose wisely.

## Are 3.73 or 4.10 better for towing

For towing, **the 4.10 is better**. For a heavier load, I would agree that the lower gearing is better. For a light load (4k lbs), 3.73's would do just fine. If you foresee towing heavier loads in the future (getting a larger TH, etc), then 4.10's would be the better choice.12 Jul 2009

## What is a good gear ratio for highway driving

For on-highway linehaul, the range tightens to a fuel friendly **2.26 through 3.42** for the most common ratios. “For on-highway, direct drive, it starts all the way down at 2.26 and up to 3.08 or larger,” Garrison says. “Getting into the mid- and upper-threes is starting to get more unusual these days.”5 Feb 2019

## What is a 4.10 gear ratio good for

a 4.10 has a huge impact on **engine** rpm because you are selecting second gear with a 3.73 to pull the grade, but you can hit third gear with a 4.10. Your engine speed is about 1,000 rpm lower, so temperatures under hood are going to be significantly lower. Higher numerical ratios often increase fuel consumption.28 Oct 2021

## Should I get 3.73 or 4.10 gears

4.10s are going to accelerate faster and decelerate faster on lift. However the trade off is greater fuel consumption per mile driven and higher engine speed per given road speed. In basic terms the 4.10s will feel quicker and **3.73 will feel faster**.12 Sept 2019

## Are 4.10 gears better for towing

FACT: A 4.10 axle ratio **is ideal for towing heavy loads** in a mix of city and highway driving and when towing on varied or steep grades. A 4.10 axle ratio will provide improved acceleration in stop and go city traffic. … A 4.10 rear axle ratio is ideal for towing larger 5th Wheel or Gooseneck trailers.