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  1. Transmission - Rearend
    Hey guys, I have an 81 Firebird with a 305 and th350. Currently with a 2.41 open rear end. I get incredible mileage but no get up and go. I'd like to keep the original 305 in it so right now that isn't up for questioning, but want to beef up the rear end. Would a 3.42 be too much for that 305 or...
  2. Hotrodding Basics
    Hello guys, Please pardon my lack of knowledge on this. I installed a 1983 jag rear end on my Model A. I believe it is 2.88:1 ratio. I am running a Ford 302 with a Tremec 5 speed manual transmission from a 1993 Mustang. I just had the trans completely rebuilt because reverse was shot, so...
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