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Gear Ratio Calculator and Tire Size Calculator!

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by Trail X » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:58 pm

Thanks to the hard work of Jeff (Shdwdrgn), we have two very useful new articles.

A Gear Ratio Calculator, and our own Tire Size Calculator.

I have already found them to be helpful in the time we've been developing them. Hopefully you'll find the same.

You will find permanent links to them in the "Wheels/Tires" area of the forum.

Any thoughts for improvement will be considered, so leave them here.

Thanks again Jeff! :excited:
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by navigator » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:10 pm

cool tools!
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by navigator » Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:27 pm

on thing I will say about the articles is I don't know about all noobs but I was on the forum a long time before I knew about the articles.
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by djthumper » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:20 pm

Nicely done!
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by tbangert » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:58 pm

Yeah I just played around with both, definitely helpful!!
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by bgwolfpack » Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:18 pm

Thank you! Nicely Done!
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by Opeth » Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:19 pm

Cool, nice new tools!
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by v7guy » Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:36 am

I was taking a look at it earlier too. Pretty nifty. I like that it included 4.56 and you could change that too.
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by Trail X » Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:17 pm

Glad you all like it. We need to start referring noobies to them too, as they need more assistance in choosing tire diameters and what-not for their gearing.
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by navigator » Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:43 pm

I got tired of using the windows calculator the other day for oddball sizes and wrote a quick conversion for my desktop, nothing as fancy as this though.
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by Cable810 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:16 pm

Now we just need a Rim calculator haha!! Awsome tools ,Thanks Jeff!!
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by mikekey » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:33 pm

If only the tire calculator could give us an speedometer reading like the tacoma one I've been using that was linked in the orgina l tire calculator thread. But I assume that one is for Tacoma's.
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by Trail X » Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:54 pm

What exactly are you looking for? We might be able to add the feature.
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by mikekey » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:08 pm

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/tireca ... -315-70r17

Basically it give you the speedometer difference as you go or down in tire size. I know there is a math forumla you've posted around here someone.
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by djthumper » Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:16 pm

Ummm there is something there similar to that...
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by Trail X » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:33 am

It currently displays the percentage difference, but doesn't put it into tabular form. I figure you're all smart enough to figure it out for a given speed, given the percent difference.

We'll look into it, might be able to add a little something into the code to help a bit more.
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by navigator » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:22 pm

Cable810 wrote:Now we just need a Rim calculator haha!! Awsome tools ,Thanks Jeff!!

are you talking about something that takes rim width, backspace, offset etc and tells you how much more your new rim will stick out further than your old rim?
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by Trail X » Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:08 pm

Interesting... we might be able to take a crack at it at some point. Glad you brought up that point Chris, I had overlooked that suggestion.
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by navigator » Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:11 pm

it was Caleb's suggestion, I just clarified what I think he wants :-)
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by Cable810 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:32 am

navigator wrote:
Cable810 wrote:Now we just need a Rim calculator haha!! Awsome tools ,Thanks Jeff!!

are you talking about something that takes rim width, backspace, offset etc and tells you how much more your new rim will stick out further than your old rim?


Yes. I also think It might be a good idea to have a thread section(if we can) under the Gear Ratio Calcuator so disscussion about Gear Ratios can be in one spot.
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