Is this Teraflex lift a good lift kit?


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Yeah definitely have a good shop regear your axles. Your axle's ring & pinion gears have to be set up with shims so they mesh together properly and if not done properly, the new gears will be toast in very short order. Not even highly experienced axle regearing gurus get it right the first time every time.
I’ll do that for sure then. There’s a good transmission shop in Longmont that might be able to do that. So just curious. If I gear it to a 4.56, just to future proof it, would it still handle the 33s ok?
 

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I’ll do that for sure then. There’s a good transmission shop in Longmont that might be able to do that. So just curious. If I gear it to a 4.56, just to future proof it, would it still handle the 33s ok?
Rather than take it to a transmission shop, take it to a 4x4 shop that does regears. Most do and they have a lot more experience doing them than a transmission shop would that likely would have zero experience. Not to mention a 4x4 shop will normally charge less than an axle repair shop will since they're more used to dealing with clueless customers who are in a panic.

4.56 would work for 33's but your rpms would be higher than you'd probably like it if will be a while before you got those 35's. The slightly higher rpms wouldn't bother me but YMMV.
 
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Rather than take it to a transmission shop, take it to a 4x4 shop that does regears. Most do and they have a lot more experience doing them than a transmission shop would that likely would have zero experience. Not to mention a 4x4 shop will normally charge less than an axle repair shop will since they're more used to dealing with clueless customers who are in a panic.

4.56 would work for 33's but your rpms would be higher than you'd probably like it if will be a while before you got those 35's. The slightly higher rpms wouldn't bother me but YMMV.
Jerry thank you for the advice man! I know of a couple 4x4 shops here so I’ll give them a call and price them all out. I’ll stick with the 4.10 ratio then because I just don’t see myself with 35s in the future honestly. Would it be a smart idea to re-gear it first and then add the Currie 4in lift? Or do it the other way around? Also, would I need to do anything else to the axle shaft for the rear? I’ve heard those Dana 35’s can be tricky.
 

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Your Dana 35 is typically fine with 33's so long as you don't also install a locker into that axle. 35's and/or a locker is bad news for a stock Dana 35. The good news is the Dana 35 can be upgraded with a Super 35 kit so it could run 35's and a locker without problem.
 
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Your Dana 35 is typically fine with 33's so long as you don't also install a locker into that axle. 35's and/or a locker is bad news for a stock Dana 35. The good news is the Dana 35 can be upgraded with a Super 35 kit so it could run 35's and a locker without problem.
That’s the best news I’ve heard all night! Haha. Yea 33’s will be just what I need so all I need to do is re gear it plus all the other accoutrements 😄
 

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That’s the best news I’ve heard all night! Haha. Yea 33’s will be just what I need so all I need to do is re gear it plus all the other accoutrements 😄
where in colorado? I'm having my regear and lockers done at Altitude Offroad in Castle Rock. Parts are ordered so i am just waiting on my slot in line...