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Author Topic:   question on rearend gear
orange & black attack
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted June 21, 2005 08:06 PM  
I run at a 3/8 mile track this is our first car and I have been real happy with the results. I have just been building it as I go. I'm thinking of changing the gears currently I am running 373 gears behind a powerglide I am running in low. I am thinking of changing to a 411. Any advice would be appreciated Thanks

bubba0six
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 146
posted June 21, 2005 08:13 PM  
from 6.56 to 7.23 wow that is a big jump!! I dont think i would try that on a 3/8 mile track unless you want to turn like 10 grand or something

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted June 21, 2005 09:52 PM  
depending on whcih low gear you have in that glide that 3.73 may even be to much whats the roll out of the rear tires you are going to run with a 1.76 it puts you at a 656 you would need around a 88 in tire to be in the 6800 range. you couldn't get tires big enought to work with a 4.11

jay116
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 428
posted June 22, 2005 10:58 AM  
try running a smaller tire for a little extra gear getting off the corner.

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