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Old 04-04-2007, 07:42 AM
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I was curious so I plugged in some #'s

typical mild build 302=269 FWHP/302 TQ at peak
same motor at 331 cubes= 270 FWHP/328 TQ at peak

not "exact" but the approx 30ft/lbs more is evenly distributed across the whole rpm range....curves are parallel(?)

alot cheaper and way simpler to swap rear gears to gain ft/lbs at the rear wheels

302ftlbsx3.00 gears=906 ftlbs at the rear wheels
302ftlbsx3.50 gears=1057
328ftlbsx3.00 gears=984 ftlbs at the rear wheels

spend the 331 $$$$ on a AOD and have the best of both

it's TQ that makes a fun street car....
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