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Old 01-29-2006, 03:51 PM
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9" rear end "drag race gear" what does that mean?

These 9" gears I have lying around are Richmond 4.11 heavy duty drag race gears, with a strange pinion bearing and coupler for a dragster. What does this mean in terms of drivability. I was going to put this into my street/strip car. Would this not be such a good idea?

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No, you will ruin them on the street because they are too soft. You need the brittle street gears.
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Maynard is on the money. They are softer to handle the shock of trans brake type launches. They are not intended for street use.
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