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 Post subject: rear end gear ratio
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:32 pm 
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I have a 302/C4 3 speed trans and 3.90 gear ratio in rear end. Does anyone know what gear ratio can be installed to get improved gas mileage? Presently getting about 10 mpg., can't cruise much with that kind of mileage. Any help appreciated.


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 Post subject: Re: rear end gear ratio
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:38 pm 
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If you have the stock rear, look for an automatic rear. Ratio is a lot better for cruising - some where around 3.30.

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 Post subject: Re: rear end gear ratio
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:06 pm 
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Are you talking about a complete rear end or changing the ring and pinion gears?


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