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What kind of HP can a stock 1966 model powerglide handle? It does have over 100,000 miles on it, but never abused. (typical story: old lady only drove to church and to get groceries.):D
 

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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.
 

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This trans. is hooked to the original 327/300 in a 1966 Chevy Caprice. I am thinking about replacing it with a 383 stroker (approx. 400 HP). What do ya'll think?!?:cool:
 

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the OE powerglide will not be up to the task. It will need some upgrades , since I will guess that you plan to work the 383 motor at times.


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This trans. is hooked to the original 327/300 in a 1966 Chevy Caprice. I am thinking about replacing it with a 383 stroker (approx. 400 HP). What do ya'll think?!?:cool:
 
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