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B-16 gear ratios

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by sekondgen, Feb 25, 2004.

  1. sekondgen

    sekondgen Junior Member

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    Is 85 mph at 5000 rpm in fifth gear to high? I kow the B-16 tranny is geared low but seems pretty high to me
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Sounds about right to me.
     
  3. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    sounds pretty close ... what size tires are you running
     
  4. sekondgen

    sekondgen Junior Member

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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    ###/##/14

    fill in the #s

    and gimme a brand and model if you can
     
  6. sekondgen

    sekondgen Junior Member

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    Sorry about that. 185/70/14
     
  7. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    yup that sounds about right then
     
  8. sekondgen

    sekondgen Junior Member

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    Cool. Thank's man!
     
  9. kyleirwin

    kyleirwin Retired OG

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    eh, the calculator says you should be at 96mph w/ those tires and a b16 tranny @ 5k.
     
  10. jamesA

    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    what calculator, i'm using 195/55?/15s... stock Si rims, and at 65 in 5th gear i'm turning over 3500 rpm.
     
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    kyleirwin Retired OG

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    this calculator.
     
  12. brasilianstreet

    brasilianstreet Senior Member

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    would i have any problems with my gears in a b16 tranny like were tlkn about with a b18 ls block and a b16 head ?
     
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    kyleirwin Retired OG

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    huh? :hmm: .
     
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    brasilianstreet Senior Member

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    like some ppl say that the rpms are lower with the ls block or sumtin .like as if they wont match perfect ,lol dun worry if u dnt kno wut im tlkn bout im lost kinda also
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    i still have no clue what the hell you are talking about .... but you cound start by making your own topic and not cockblocking this one
     
  16. brasilianstreet

    brasilianstreet Senior Member

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    smart one huh, if i afended the topic owner my bad didnt mean to .
     
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