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trevjames 10-08-2012 06:12 PM

need help picking rear gears
 
ive recently put together a 355 with some 305 heads edlebrock rpm preformer cam intake and 750 carb its in a 2wd 86 chevy shortbox with a 700r4 tranny....im thinking i wanna change the rear gears but completely clueless on which way to go...i want fast take offs from the stop light and what not...the truck is basically a stop light chaser...hints tips tricks?

matts37chev 10-08-2012 06:18 PM

need to know what size tires are you running on the rear?

trevjames 10-08-2012 06:23 PM

they are 235 75 15s

big gear head 10-08-2012 07:25 PM

The 3.42 works well with the 3.06 first gear in the 700R4. The 3.73 would also be all right, but I wouldn''t go any farther than that.


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