Gears???

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  1. spdracer

    spdracer New Member

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    i just got my speedcal in the mail, i have 4.10's right now for gears but i dont know what my stock gears were. anyone know the stock gears on a 97gt???
     
  2. Lightning Struck

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    could be 308's or 327's do you have your window sticker ?
     
  3. spdracer

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    nope. anyway of finding out?
     
  4. Lightning Struck

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    Oh, the best way is to snatch the cover off and look............but you can jack up the rear, mark the drive shaft, turn the tires and count how many times the shaft spins for one revolution of the tires. That will be hard to tell exactly since your either at 308 or 327's, the 327's would spin a little farther than the 308's
     
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    i thought i remeberd reading somewhere you can decode something in your door jam and it will give you the stock gear ratio>>>?
     
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    oh crap I forgot about that, I think your right :comando: :comando: look on the frame after you open your door for the factory label and read it........see if it says
     
  7. spdracer

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    sweet figured it out had the 3.27's

    thanks !!!
     
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  9. scarface

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    Most likely they were 2:73's (mine were), but decode the vid for the exact.
     
  10. OpenRoadRacer

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    you're going to love that speedcal.



    go hit an interstate highway with mile markers and set your trip meter at a marker. check the odometer after 10 miles. mine reads 9.9 miles and that's within 1%.
     
  11. 1996mustangGT

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    for some reson the number 2.55 and 2.73
    are coming up in my head
    not sure if thats right or not
     
  12. scarface

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    I have a 97 and mine were 2:73
     
  13. St33da

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    mine is a 97 and it still has the factory 3.27's in it
     
  14. ALITL8

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    "had" 3.27's here in my 97 also... if i had to do it again i'd go 4.10's and will when i build my new rear ;D
     
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    i had 3:27 stockers in mine too
     
  16. 19mustang95

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    I just checked and i have 3.27s stock, i might be getting a set of used Motive 3.90s.... :dancing6: :dancing6:
     
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    the Motive 3.90's are okay. im pretty happy with mine but like i said before if i was going to do it again i'd spend the money and go with Ford Racing 4.10's. theyre easier for the mechanic to install, quieter and pull harder :thumb:

    when you install gears whatever you go with be sure to pick up at the least a new set of bearings. i bought my gears and got the 8.8" Master Shim Kit with Bearings at: http://www.brenspeed.com/mustang_46/rearend.html
     
  18. scarface

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    I wonder why I had crappy 2:73's in mine stock ???
     
  19. 1996mustangGT

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    i have 2.73's as well
    WTF?!?