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Old 04-15-2009, 09:59 PM   #1
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1981 Camaro

I have a 1981 camaro with a 350 in it edelbrock rpm performer package and an edelbrock cam...anyway I need some opinions on ring and pinion gears Im gonna buy

its between 3.73s or 4.10s
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Old 04-19-2009, 03:50 AM   #2
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3.73's.
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Old 04-19-2009, 04:08 AM   #3
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I agree! 373s
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Old 04-19-2009, 07:20 AM   #4
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3.73's.
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Old 04-22-2009, 09:02 PM   #5
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That's what I run in the Killer Tomato....3.73 seems to be the best gear for the 350
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Old 05-09-2009, 02:24 PM   #6
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sounds like it should be a 373!
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Old 06-03-2009, 04:49 AM   #7
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The 1980 -1981 Second gens have always been my favorite. Probaly the most "decorated", and colorful of all the years. Here's my pride & joy !
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Old 06-03-2009, 09:47 AM   #8
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depends on what engine and what you are doing, I have 4.10s and like them better than the 3.73s I had in it before
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Old 06-11-2009, 01:52 PM   #9
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im gonna run 4.10s in mine. depends on what you want...highway car or more of a drag car. right now i have 3.42s and they dont do too bad...but ill notice a big differance with 4.10s with my application.
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Old 06-12-2009, 02:09 PM   #10
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The 1980 -1981 Second gens have always been my favorite. Probaly the most "decorated", and colorful of all the years. Here's my pride & joy !
Hey, I have a couple of those too, 2nd gen convertibles that is. Here is my factory stock 81Z28:



I also have a non-NCE that I am building for my daughter.



and to answer the first post question, run a gear that your engine will handle. I know many people that have stuck in 3.73 or 4.10 and the engine is not built to handle running at 3000+ rpm for a long time and they kill the engine.
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Old 06-12-2009, 02:37 PM   #11
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I would go 373 at the most unless you are planning on dropping in a Tremek 5-speed? I have a 373 in my 1970 Z28 and that is good enough! In my 1969 Z28 I have 410's and it takes me out when it comes time to use the car for the Power Tour or going on the highway for that matter! If you are going to the drag strip every week do the 410. If not do a 355 or 373 rear end. Just my 2 cents. Jeff
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