transfer gears swap

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transfer gears swap

Post by timmyw28 » Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:26 am

I been looking to find a way to lower the gear ratio in my 3 speed atx and came across swapping swapping the transfer gears found most info on it on turbo dodge forum wondering if any one has tried it and what cars would have the lower gear ratio to do it. Found a lot of info on it but most of them on turbo dodge go the opposite rout to get better hwy gas milage.

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Post by occasional demons » Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:25 pm

You will want to watch what years you pull the transfer gears from. In 1995 they made this change:
A lower helix angle in the transfer gear set reduced noise. An increase in the helix angle from 27.5 degrees to 32 degrees made the gears quieter by placing more teeth in simultaneous contact
They may swap out as a set, as long as the centers are the same. You should probably only replace them as a set anyways...

I know I seen a list of the available gears somewhere, but don't recall where.

Here's a start:
alpinegreenneon wrote:I checked the parts manuals from '95 - '99 and the overall ratios are different for SOHC and DOHC atx's.
'95 SOHC 3.04
'95 DOHC 3.24
'96 - '99 SOHC 2.98
'96 - '99 DOHC 3.19
Production Numbers and Service Numbers in the parts manuals differ from year to year. Do we really want or need those posted for atx's?

Part of the problem is the neon forums are generally not ATX friendly. So there isn't a lot of info posted, as the bulk want to go MTX.

Which is fairly valid, as there is a significant difference in power to the wheels. Boost does help level the playing field between the two, but the ATX's need some beefing to be as reliable as the MTX's once the power levels climb.

Common sense helps with either.... As all of them will fail with enough torque, and stupid pedal application.
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Post by timmyw28 » Wed Aug 06, 2014 1:12 pm

Thanks that will help a lot just got to find out what's in my 00 neon. I was just trying to find a way to help it out a little because the take off sucks. Untill i come across good deal on a mtx.And it seams prety eazy to swap them out

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Post by r/tguy02 » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:00 pm

know what 2gn 3spd's ratio's were?
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Post by timmyw28 » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:12 pm

Yea what the 2gen 3speed tax transfer gear are

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Post by chipdogg » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:16 pm


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Post by timmyw28 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 12:08 am

I see it now all I got to do is pull the plate off and count the teeth on the gears and that will tell me what I got. May take a trip to the junk yard tomorrow and see what kind of ratios I find
Thanks chip dogg

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