The right gears for street

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  1. Zspoiler

    Zspoiler Veteran Member

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    I have a 1979 Z-28 of which I had converted from a Turbo 350 to a Super T-10 with a 2:64 1st gear and kept the
    3:42 gears .It has a 27 inch tall tire. It has a supercharged 377 cubic small block.It runs at 60 MPH at 2500 RPM and will smoke the tires on demand
     

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  2. 351maverick

    351maverick full time Ebay seller/hustler/car killer

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    what the hell

    leave the 4.88s

    wind the thing out on the road...if people want to pass you then let them pass you

    I'm more about stupid fun than easy driving
     
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    20180617_063459.jpg My 79 as a big block with a 5 speed. About 570hp with 4:10 gear. At 60mph I"m hitting 1950rpm.
     
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    70 SS/L78 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    If you are only driving at 80KMH (50MPH) then you can definitely going with more than 3:42 gear. I would say 3:73.

    I would just use one of the on-line calculators to determine what engine RPM you want to be at when driving at 80KPH
     

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