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Old 05-04-2006, 02:16 PM
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Does anybody know how much 3:73 gears will knock off the top end of the car? I assume it wouldn't make a huge difference, but...[sm=smiley13.gif].....? Thanks.
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Old 05-04-2006, 03:16 PM
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i have 4.10s and it didnt knock that much off i think there better off in the quarter mile anyways just my opinion
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Old 05-04-2006, 03:18 PM
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It shouldn't knock off much. I can make it past 120+ and I have 3.73s. Maybe one night, I'll have enough ***** to top it out.
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Old 05-04-2006, 03:23 PM
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373 will help top end really. itll make 5 pull better. 5th wont even really pull with stock gears. you can get 120 out of 4th with 373 so..
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Old 05-04-2006, 03:23 PM
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good to know cause im putting 4.10's in mine
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Old 05-04-2006, 03:36 PM
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yeah ever since i got my 4.10s i fell in love with them, all my buddys mustangs have them big difference over stock, i think i want to try some 3.73s or 3.90s sometime too so i know how they ffeel also
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:42 PM
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You shouldn't have a problem unless you have A LOT of open roads and no cops around. My friend could still (easily) hit 120 in his 94 Cobra w/ 4.10's
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:43 PM
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if u have the power to pull 5th gear it will go 175
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Old 05-04-2006, 07:55 PM
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Thanks for the feedback guys, I didn't think it would make much difference in the top end. And yeah, gears make a huge difference with the pull of the car.[sm=gears.gif]
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Old 05-04-2006, 08:49 PM
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ORIGINAL: Tims 88GT

if u have the power to pull 5th gear it will go 175
about how much power?
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