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I have 67 with 6-cyl, at 65 mph it turning 2750-2800 rpms, with 3:08s is there a 2:73 rear gear out there that will fit? (8.2) tires are as big as I can go Thanks Carl:usmc:
 

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I suspect it's possible but you would kill what is already a lack of painful acceleration. It would be a great time to consider a 700R4 overdrive transmission. Four speeds instead of two and an overdrive capable of not only increasing performance but also fuel economy.
 

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Yes, but you would have to change carriers.
Different carriers were used for 2.56 and 2.73 gears than for 3.08 and lower gears; because of the large diameter of the pinion required for the higher ratios (2.56/2.73).


I have a '70 with an 8.2" rear end and 2.56 gears. If you might want to consider a carrier trade, send me a PM. I'm on the other side of the fence: I don't care about cruise RPM; I want more response off the line.
 
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