Rocket Posted January 19, 2006 Share Posted January 19, 2006 Hi guys Your advice required. I have a (factory) 1989 3.5 V8 ninety whose motor is a bit tired and rough and has been for a while. I plan to get it sorted or replaced this year. While the motor is out I plan to replace the (also knackered) Santana Lightweight LT85 gearbox with an earlier heavy duty LT85 in excellent nick which I already have. While I am at that I want to have a good look at the LT230 transfer box and recondition/replace it if necessary. Later when my wallet has recovered I will be fitting some 255/85 BF Goodrich mud terrains and a lift kit if necessary. My question is, as I will ultimately be putting larger diameter wheels on which will raise the gearing should I take the opportunity now of fitting a transfer box with a lower gearing to compensate. My 90 has always felt overgeared in fifth with 7.50 X 16s but this could be because the motor has been weak (knackered cam I think). Things could be fine with a rejuvenated motor but I thought I would take advice from those who may already have dabbled with such things. Cheers Rocket Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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