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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 01, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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I was just wondering if any knows where i can find the formula for finding out my top end speed with 2.41 gears at 5600 RPMs with 235/70r/15's,

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 01, 03:05 AM
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(gear ratio x 336 x mph) / tire diameter gives you rpm. A little tinkering with the equation gives mph from the other items. WIth your setup you would be running, by gearing alone, you could theoretically reach around 190mph. Would you really be able to take the car up that fast though?
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 01, 04:42 AM
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You can also try www.prestage.com lots of usefull stuff under "Car Math".
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 01, 04:07 PM
 
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Try this one on for size http://www.smokemup.com/utilities/calc.cfm

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 01, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
 
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maybe I am not doing something right for the mph formula because it says my car will go 192 mph with 2.41 gears and th350. I dont know maybe it will but I very seriosly doubt it. It would be nice though
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 3rd, 01, 07:16 PM
 
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that sounds about right, actually, whether or not you have an engine with enough power toget you to that speed is another story entirely.
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