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grandestang
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posted 04-10-2003 12:28 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for grandestang   Click Here to Email grandestang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
As far as rear gearing I am planning 3.55:1. I dont know the stock stall speed on the converter. Would I better off with a looser converter? Or is the cam mild enough to make this unnecessary?

Paul

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Moneymaker
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posted 04-10-2003 12:50 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I little looser converter would definatly help.

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grandestang
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posted 04-10-2003 01:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for grandestang   Click Here to Email grandestang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by Moneymaker:
I little looser converter would definatly help.


About what stall speed would you suggest?

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posted 04-10-2003 10:28 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
2500 or so.

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grandestang
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posted 04-10-2003 11:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for grandestang   Click Here to Email grandestang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks Alex. I'm new at this stuff so I need all the help I can get.

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