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## What gear ratio does a 2012 Mustang GT have?

The majority of Mustangs come with a ratio of 2.73-3.31 from the factory.

**What is a 3.55 axle ratio good for?**

Towing: For pickup trucks released after 2010, the best axle ratio for towing falls somewhere between 3.55 and 3.73. This range provides good acceleration for V8 gas and diesel engines.

### Are 3.55 gears good for racing?

3.55 is great for stock power levels. A 400 hp 351 is nearly double stock power. If its a street car I’d say 3.27 or 3.08 if you plan a lot of long trips and really want to cruise. “There is little difference between 3.55 and 3.73” you hear this all the time and its true.

**Is 3.55 a good gear ratio?**

BEST TOWING RATIO: In general, the best towing axle ratio for most of the post-2010 pickups is in 3.55 or 3.73. Those ratios provide very good acceleration with gas V-8s and diesels.

## What are 410 Gears good for?

This equates to a greater amount of power transferred to the wheels. 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.

**What are 355 rears?**

The numbers 3.55 and 3.73 refer to Ford truck axle ratios. The axle ratio tells you the number of revolutions the drive shaft makes compared to the rear axle. For a 3.55 axle ratio, the drive shaft will turn 3.55 times for every one revolution of the tire.

### What does a 3.55 gear ratio mean?

Technically, the number should be expressed as a ratio, such as 3.55:1, meaning the drive shaft turns 3.55 times for each turn of a wheel. But that gear ratio would most commonly be referred to as “3.55” or simply “three fifty-five.”

**How much can a 3.55 axle tow?**

The standard 2021 Ram 1500 axle ratio of 3.21: has a maximum towing capacity of 8,230 pounds. Increasing the axle ratio to 3.55:1 pushes the towing capacity to 9,930.