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cajunracer88
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posted April 07, 2002 02:29 PM
we are running a 78 malibu in street stock and we run a stock 350 with a 292 cam with 510 lift and '69-70 corvette 300hp heads we run a 273 gear anybody had any experence iwth the gear or cam we run 1/4mi dirtoval


wam24u
Member
posted April 07, 2002 09:52 PM
It depends on what size track I run a 273 rear end gear in mine it ends up being around 670 680 to the ground I cant remember exactly and it usually turns around 6200 on a quarter mile track. As far as it being power loss to run it in low gear thats not showed me much our Pure stock team has won 4 championships in 6 years and have never ran in any gear but 1st


NYhick
Member
posted April 15, 2002 09:07 PM
Your rear end gear means nothing without your tranny gear figured in too. You can run just the same final drive as someone with a 600 rear end as long as you have the right tranny gear to go with it. I have a 273 with a saginaw 4 speed and in 2nd @ 1.54 I get a final drive of 6.01 which works good for me, but I race a longer track than you and probably a lot less rpm's due to our rules up here. I have the 041 heads, sounds like the same ones you have. I run a comp cam and get lots of ponies. As for you dirtracers, you should move up a class and stop picking on the new guys. Purestock is for beginners!


Flatlander
Member
posted April 16, 2002 11:39 AM
when someone says final drive that is the trn X the rear end at least down here

[This message has been edited by Flatlander (edited April 16, 2002).]

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