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HEY!!!!

I got the ARE D's (15 X 7), and finally got the time to post to VMF. I'm going with 215/60 in the front & 225/60's on the rear, what speedo driven gear will I have to go with now?

I was getting ready to order a Type 3A 16 tooth gear, is this still the way to go?

THANKS!!!

Dan
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This site will help you answer your question. It's impossible to answer without more information related to your previous setup

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When I changed the tires on my car I had a friend follow me to see if my speedo was correct or not. When we determined how far it was off I just pulled the gear out of the transmission and took it to the ford dealer and the parts guy had the correct gear in stock.

By doing it this way I did not need to know tire diameter, rear axle ratio, and transmission final drive ratio. If a dealer is close then this is the best way to go.
 
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Kevin, I will give that a try. Out Ford dealer is about 2 miles from me ;-D

Just found out that i'm not a tire-kicker anymore!

Dan
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Been there, done that several times. No speedo gear change necessary. You have selected the perfect size.

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I have that exact same tire size combo on 15x7 TTD's on my '66 coupe (225/60s in back and 215/60s in fron). I did nothing to the speedo gear and it is right on.

If you always do what you've always done,
You'll always get what you've always got

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