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RxGose
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 27
posted June 03, 2005 04:18 PM  
I run a street stock on a 3/8 mile track with 6.30 gears running at 5800 rpm. What size gear should i use to ryn a 1/2 mile for the same rpm ?

ss99
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 120
posted June 03, 2005 04:40 PM  
Somewhere around 5.43 to 5.50 should work.

racer17j
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posted June 03, 2005 08:38 PM  
well were I race they say its a half mile Its seems like a half mile and most are running a 6.20 some a 6.33 but they are turning 7500 or better, I myself run a 3.42 gear in second 1.68 so its come out to a 5.74 and I turn 5800 to 6400 depending on the surface for that nite,I alos run a tires that roll out around 84 inches

backwoodsracer
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 88
posted June 04, 2005 07:29 AM  
We are running a 583 on a half mile and turn 6300-6600 depending on track conditions.tire rollout is around 82 inches.

racer17j
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posted June 04, 2005 09:23 AM  
5.43-5.14 turning 6200-6500.

JohnG
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 137
posted June 05, 2005 10:42 AM  
IVE RAN HALFS WITH 4.86-5.43

Kent
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 102
posted June 05, 2005 04:19 PM  
5.67 on a half mile you will run about 6300 rpm. Thats about what I get with mine! Depends on how well your hooked up and where you run on the track!

beachracing
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 94
posted June 05, 2005 05:03 PM  
what would you run for a 5/16 mile track?

RxGose
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 27
posted June 08, 2005 07:04 PM  
thanks for the help. i am going to try 5.70 gears

    

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