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Username Post: calculating rear end gears        (Topic#341872)
cares 
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01-13-17 10:43 AM - Post#2670940    

I have a '66 Elky..... What was the standard rear end gear ratio?
How do I calculate it? When I'm cruising at 65 mph the tac reads 2600 rpm's.
It is a 4 spd tranny. Do I need high gears in the rear end?
Thanks

'66 El Camino
'16 Vette coupe
'47 Indian Chief
'53 Linaert carnival ride



 
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01-13-17 04:04 PM - Post#2670987    
    In response to cares

http://www.angelfire.com/fl/procrastination/re ar.h...



 
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01-13-17 06:46 PM - Post#2671023    
    In response to aghaga

Thanks. Exactly what I needed

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'16 Vette coupe
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'53 Linaert carnival ride



 
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