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hey buzz stang having a good day???i tryed every gear possible,,so i know first hand,,so call me ...i had ,,3.27,,3.73,,4.10,,4.30..i swap back and forth so much am going crazy<IMG src=smileys/smiley5.gif border="0">
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Most of the mustang folks recommend no higher than 3.73 for 5 speed and 4.10 for aod street cars.
If it is modified for street/strip, you can go as high as 4.10/4.30 so trap rpm's will be in the 6000rpm range depending on tire diameter, etc.
It is also recommended that if it is turbo or s/c, no gear higher than 3.73, as you're going to be romping and stomping at the 1/4 mile mark.
3.55's will disappoint you if you even take a ride in a car with 3.73's. You will really get your jolly's if you run 4.10's, but don't get p.o.'d by the mileage, cause it will go away pretty quick. Just depends on what you want the car to do. I hate hearing people say they're worried that they're mileage will go south. If that's a problem, keep the stock gears and run consistant low 15's.
You're going to pay close to or right at $200 for the gears, whether they be frpp or richmond. Some sell cheaper, but you get what you pay for. Mine were frpp and came with all holes chamfered and gears deburred.
I believe I paid $175-$200 for the install thru a local speed shop. I don't trust pep girls or one of those outfits.
yeah, i bet your that you have 3.08's in there if it came stock with manual trans
88GT Vert. 3.73's, Trick Flow Intake, 1 Inch Spacer, 70mm Thottle Body, CAI, Performance Chip, Electric Fan, Mass Air, Straight Pipe, B&m Ripper Shifter, CenterForce Clutch, .... Off The Top Of My Head
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