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Old 12-22-2018, 09:35 PM
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Build the 5th gear Wall!
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and make the Mustangs pay for it
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Old 12-23-2018, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Poppacapp View Post
Build the 5th gear Wall!
Hey Iím trying I think some 3.27s would help

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and make the Mustangs pay for it
I do my best lol
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Old 12-23-2018, 08:11 AM
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For sure gear would help....been saying that a while. Not only would it multiply the tq but it woukd hit 5th at a slower speed and reduce the rpm split a little.

The damn things have 2.73s in them. Even tho the trans is geared well that's still to tall.
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Originally Posted by HioSSilver View Post
For sure gear would help....been saying that a while. Not only would it multiply the tq but it woukd hit 5th at a slower speed and reduce the rpm split a little.

The damn things have 2.73s in them. Even tho the trans is geared well that's still to tall.
Yea but the problem is first gear becomes too steep...it's already really steep with 2.77's and a 4.56 1st gear. 3.27 and a 28" tire would be ok for a bolt-on car. Once you start making a lot more power, it's never going to hook. That is why a lot of the big power cars with A8's launch from 2nd even with stock 2.77's and a 28. The gear ratio splits in the trans really need reworked. Maybe somebody will release a different gear set for the A8 some day.

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Old 12-23-2018, 12:04 PM
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Sure at some point the gear multiplication and shift times just aren't as useful with big power....but with bolt ons and a stock converter i think the gear could be useful.

Some of the 5br0s are running 3.55 with the a10.
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Old 12-23-2018, 12:41 PM
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Iím running a 26 inch setup for the track how does the 3.27s affect that over the 28s ? I was told that itís possible to pickup 2mph or more with just the gear swap
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With the 3.27 and a 26 you will be shifting into 6th. 3.27 and 28s are about perfect cross at the top of 5th. Opinions vary but I don’t think an extra shift into 6th is optimal. And nobody has gone faster with any more gear than that so far in a 6g.



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Old 12-23-2018, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by UltraZLS1 View Post
With the 3.27 and a 26 you will be shifting into 6th. 3.27 and 28s are about perfect cross at the top of 5th. Opinions vary but I donít think an extra shift into 6th is optimal. And nobody has gone faster with any more gear than that so far in a 6g.



If you have to shift to sixth....how's that wall?
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Old 12-23-2018, 04:41 PM
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We talking roll racing or drag racing? I run a 3.27 in my car and Tony Moffre's car and we are 1 and 2 for H/C set ups. I have both cars cutting 1.37 60ft using 1st. Jim Duffy also uses the 3.27 in his bolt on car and has gone 1.39 60ft. I am dropping 3.27's in three bolt on cars right now so we shall see. I am thinking the 3.27 on the stock converter will take the record soon. We just need that unicorn day in unicorn air.

A 3.27 can work just fine in a high hp car. Once I start spraying mine I will leave in second. You just need a 28" tire. For any N/A car from a dig there is no better gear, hands down.
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If we are talking roll racing I have a complete different plan. Getting into 6th at a certain point with a certain gear isn't bad. 6th is the 1:1 gear and puts down 22rw more power on average than 5th does. I don't think I would use the 3.27 for roll racing. There is a better choice.

If someone wants to do the quick math you can try 1.29◊2.77 and see if that is more or less than 3.27. I think it comes out to 3.55.
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Originally Posted by Pray View Post
If we are talking roll racing I have a complete different plan. Getting into 6th at a certain point with a certain gear isn't bad. 6th is the 1:1 gear and puts down 22rw more power on average than 5th does. I don't think I would use the 3.27 for roll racing. There is a better choice.

If someone wants to do the quick math you can try 1.29◊2.77 and see if that is more or less than 3.27. I think it comes out to 3.55.
I just really want the car on kill mode against the 10spd bros from a roll but I do track it from time to time to
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I just really want the car on kill mode against the 10spd bros from a roll but I do track it from time to time to
3.73 on a 28" tire will be a monster from 30-150 or 50-150.
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3.73 on a 28" tire will be a monster from 30-150 or 50-150.
How much is a 3.73 diff that something you sale ?
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How much is a 3.73 diff that something you sale ?
You can junk yard in t out of a M6 car. You need the entire center section.
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3.73 be good in the qtr to unless it makes 1st to short. Depends on how fast that trans can react. With the gear splits getting smaller as it goes up through the gears it would just flat pull and pull. I wouldn't even be scared of running a 26 but no doubt a 28 be better for running to 150. 26 be fine for 140 which is typically plenty fast.
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Originally Posted by HioSSilver View Post
3.73 be good in the qtr to unless it makes 1st to short. Depends on how fast that trans can react. With the gear splits getting smaller as it goes up through the gears it would just flat pull and pull. I wouldn't even be scared of running a 26 but no doubt a 28 be better for running to 150. 26 be fine for 140 which is typically plenty fast.
3.73 works at the strip on a 26 if you leave in 2nd. Other than that it leaves you hanging with an extra shift before the line on a taller. We have been through all of this with a couple cars I am involved with. 3.27 went much faster in that car. I have another one with a 3.73 gear and converter and is slower than my stock gear and converter cars.
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Yea there would be no use in a converter with a 3.73 and that trans. I think once they get over 130 is when the 3.73 would shine. 135 @ 6500 in 6th with said combo. I think that is doable with bolt ons on a all out combo.

might be splitting hairs to get there tho.
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3.27 with a different tire to accommodate trap speed is the best all around and most versatile combo imo

for a roll run the 3.27 and 26. For the track run the 28
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