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Old 02-07-2005, 07:16 PM
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I was wondering if theres anyone out there that might know the final gear ratio of the AOD that is offerred in a 1990 5.0. I use to have a 92 5.0 with the t5 in it, I installed 3:73 gears and loved it. I am looking for whichever rear gear ratio out there that would give the AOD a similar drive ratio as a t5 with 3:73's. Also has anyone out there dropped in a set of the 3:90's, you never really hear of anyone using that gear ratio, is there something inherintly bad about that one? Any help anyone out there could dispense would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-07-2005, 09:39 PM
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The OD ratio for the AODE is .70

I think the 3:90 gear is still fairly a new gear for the 8.8 rear so that's why you probably don't hear much about them. It's a good compromise between 3:73's and 4:10's

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Old 02-08-2005, 04:14 PM
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Thank you, what is the final gear ratio of the T-5?
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Old 02-08-2005, 04:46 PM
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I know of this guy that put in a 3.89 rearend gear in his 1968 and he loves it. He has a T-5.
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