So I created a new set of gears that have a much closer ratio (almost 1:1).
The response is much much fast now and it has improved print quality too.
here is a little video. Nothing too special but its printing a complicated print and the extrudes start and stop exactly where required even the little drops:
The camera really seems to be sensitive to the noises from the printer. this video makes it sound like its making a racket but its actually nowhere near as harsh as it sounds here.