If you've recently upgraded to larger tires for your Tacoma, you're likely grappling with issues like decreased performance, lower fuel efficiency, and that frustrating transmission gear "hunting." It's no mystery – those bigger tires are nudging your engine's RPMs below the optimal power band. The solution? A Nitro gear change. By re-gearing the differentials in your Tacoma, you bring it back into the sweet spot of its optimal operating RPM range, not only improving performance but also alleviating strain on your drivetrain. This becomes particularly crucial for Tacomas with their factory gearing and overdrive transmissions, which can be less forgiving to changes in tire size or the extra weight of accessories.
Contrary to popular belief, gear changes aren't reserved exclusively for off-road enthusiasts or trucks sporting massive tires. Re-gearing stands as one of the most impactful modifications you can make for your daily-driven Tacoma, ensuring it handles larger tires with ease, maintains fuel efficiency, and provides enhanced performance whether you're towing or seeking quicker acceleration.
Understanding the challenges faced by Tacoma owners or install shops in compiling the necessary parts and prices for a gear change, Nitro Gear & Axle steps in with an industry first – "Gear Packages" tailored specifically for the 2005-2015 Toyota Tacoma. It's simple: one part number, one price, and just one click away. Nitro Gear makes it effortless for Tacoma owners to access the benefits of a gear change, ensuring that your truck performs at its peak with unmatched ease.
4.30 & 5.29 Use Standard Thickness Front Gearset and are designed to fit the OEM 3.90+ Carrier, models equipped with 3.73 or down will require NC-T8S-4 or ARB RD111
4.10, 4.56, 4.88 Use "Thick" Front Gearset and are designed to fit the OEM 3.73Carrier, models equipped with 3.91+ will require NC-T8S-3 or ARB RD121
*Carriers sold separately.
Nitro Front Ring & Pinion
Nitro Front Master Install Kit
Nitro Rear Ring & Pinion
Nitro Rear Master Install Kit
Front Solid Pre-Load Spacer
Rear Solid Pre-Load Spacer