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Old 01-01-2013, 01:49 PM
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If you are only turning one wheel then you need to turn it twice as many times as you would if you turned both wheels together. So if you came out with 1.21 you would actually have a 2.41 gear, which was comon in the days before overdrive transmissions. Be very careful what you watch on youtube. There is a lot of completely wrong stuff on there, especially when it comes to rear ends. The Camaro rear ends have the code stamped into the right axle tube on the front side.
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