Thread: rear gear ratio
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Old 02-07-2007, 10:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
Coupe50h
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Default Re: rear gear ratio

Depends on what your looking for, in a heavy car that would be dragracing on sticky tires i would go 4.10's, but I run a gear that is not in your poll which has my vote the 3.90, I find it optimum for my setup running on slicks.
For a highway cruiser i say 3.55's imo.
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12.69 @ 107.35, 1.71 60' 26x8.5 drag's 3.90 gear

13.20 @ 106.91 - 235/60/15 firestones 2.3 60' 3.27 gear
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