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Old 08-01-2012, 04:49 AM
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That is a great solution thank you,i do have one dilema though,I know my rear end has a 3:42 I had it opened to put a girdle on it and the ring gear was stamped richmond 3:42 I also counte the teeth on the ring and pinion which are 39and 12 that works out to 3.419rounde off makes 3:42 I have a 26 tall tire 255/60/15 firstone firehawk,at 60 mph i rev 2900 rpm i'ne used 4 different tachometers,auto meter,autogage,sunpro and my stock gm unit,as weel my gps tracked me at 60 mph with the same rpm 2900,and I had a law enforcement friend clock me 4 times with my car doing 60 mph again at 2900 rpm, the tachs were all set for 8 cylinder and I've checked the wiring by myself and 2 different auto elecric shops.
when I run the 1/4 mile I go through the traps at redline 6500 rpm in 3rd I dont know how to explain it.
But getting back to your sugestion it didnt even cross my mind, thats brilliant thinking, I'going to research it and see what my gear ratio options are for the tranny and the 3:08's would be perfect,thank you so much for your input,would you happen to know of any muncie part suppliers. Thanks again
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