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Old 07-15-2007, 11:40 PM   #1
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Default 3.55 vs. 3.73

What would be best for a 94 gt , my upgrades are transgo shift kit?
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Old 07-15-2007, 11:42 PM   #2
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AODE?? 4.10s or bust. [8D]

Its kinda a toss-up between 3.55s and 3.73s. The difference is miniscule, if you measure by seat of the pants feel.
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Old 07-16-2007, 12:01 AM   #3
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I wouldn't go less than 3.73, 4.10 is the way to go
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Old 07-16-2007, 07:50 AM   #4
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4.10s for a auto.
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Old 07-16-2007, 09:38 AM   #5
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what about for the 5 speed manual?? I got 3.73 now, but I have a friend who has 4.10 kit for sale. should I switch or will it make that big of a difference?
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Old 07-16-2007, 02:21 PM   #6
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Go with 3.73s for the 5-speed. 4.10s with the auto.
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Old 07-16-2007, 02:34 PM   #7
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Old 07-16-2007, 04:45 PM   #8
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what about a c4 with 355 gear thats what im going to run...
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Old 07-16-2007, 06:11 PM   #9
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The C4 has about the same 1st gear ratio as the AOD, but no overdrive. If it sees any highway time, I would do 3.55s or 3.73s. If its just a weekend racer, than install some 3.90s or 4.10s.
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Yeah wit the AOD 4:10 just fits but wit a t5 or something u'll have that
b itch sideways in 1'st
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I have 3,73 in a 5-speed but would rather have 4.10's. I doesn't tach too high on the highway either
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i know 3 people right now that put 411 gears in their aod cars
they all say... man i wished i would have went with 456s
5speed 302 street strip cars, 373s is a good gear
id go with 456s

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Old 07-16-2007, 10:00 PM   #13
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4.56? might want the worlds stickiest tire for that one.....
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Old 01-14-2008, 07:50 AM   #14
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Default RE: 3.55 vs. 3.73

i have 3.55 in my 88 gt with a tko500 tranny(5 speed obviously) its deffinatly enough power but im thinking about going to 3.73s. probly wouldnt be worth it though. im pushing 460 hp and it would make a slight difference im sure but not enough to justify the price(not just in the swap but in gas also)
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:22 AM   #15
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Default RE: 3.55 vs. 3.73

Since you are asking about 3.55:1 or 3.73:1, I suggest 3.73:1.

4.10:1 gears are a bit overkill, if you are still running some stock top-end pieces.
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Default RE: 3.55 vs. 3.73

I personally say 4.10's all the way, auto or manual. I went with 3.73's on my 5 speed as many recommended and I wish I would have went 4.10's. Even with 3.73's I find myself rarely using 5th gear around town and it doesn't rev high at all on the highway.
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:35 AM   #17
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4.10s or dont even upgrade.
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