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Old 12-14-2009, 09:35 PM
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what gears for the maverick

I am building my maverick into a drag car. It will have a 10.5-1 347 .550 lift cam, rhs 215cc heads, victor jr and 780 holley. It will have a c4 with a 3500 stall. It will be a 9 inch rear. I am planning on going with 4.88 or 5.13 gears. It will be an 1/8 mile only car. I am wanting to go threw the traps at roughly 7000 rpm on a 26 inch tall tire

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Old 12-14-2009, 09:43 PM
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Without knowing how much power the engine makes(dyno) and how heavy the car is there is no way to nail this down closer than you already have. If you have a mph you intend to try to run through the traps at, then you can get a closer answer- 105 mph would need a 5.13, 111 mph would need a 4.88 based on your 7000 rpm target.

Lots of calculators here: www.wallaceracing.com
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