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Old 04-28-2012, 02:48 PM   #1
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Well, I was thinking this summer I would do cams, my intake, and maybe 4.10 gears

I was wondering how big of an effect they'll have on my acceleration? Thanks
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Old 04-28-2012, 02:49 PM   #2
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very.
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Old 04-28-2012, 02:55 PM   #3
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I have 4.10s and I will say one thing: If you get them, you need some wider tires. If you don't have them, you will have a pretty much useless first gear.
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I have 4.10s and I will say one thing: If you get them, you need some wider tires. If you don't have them, you will have a pretty much useless first gear.
I'm running some pretty wide tires on the rear as it is.

What will it do to my quarter mile time?
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I haven't gone to a track so I can't tell you but I have a video of my current exhaust that I'm gonna upload today and you can see/hear the gearing difference.
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Of all the mods I've done so far, gears has been the best bang for the buck.
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Keep the idea that an F/I Stang should have 3.73 and N/A 4.10 BUT also that 3.73 is better for a DD and 4.10 for shorter driving/track cars more like because they are not good for highway driving.
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Old 04-28-2012, 05:02 PM   #8
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For a daily driver and a bit more fun go with 3.73. If u go with 4.10's you'll be sorry on the highway over 55!
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Fine with mine at that speed. If I had a more than 25min or so daily commute on the highway/freeway I might re-think it, but I love my 4.10's. Better than even the tune.. Just way more fun.
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What exactly happens on the highway?
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