A glide from behind a v-8 is a bit better if you are not going to freshen the trany.
You can determine the gear ratio of the planetary by measuring the diameter of the splined section that sticks out of the tail housing. A vernier caliper will work
there is a slight difference in diameter size from the 1.82 & the 1.76 gear ratios.
Some people are like Slinkies... Not really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down a flight of stairs.