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Old 11-15-2003, 07:49 PM   #7186
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I did hear it was a pretty rough sport, but our football players could kick your rugby players asses j/k
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Old 11-15-2003, 07:57 PM   #7187
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ruggers don't tackle head on like american footballers do. It's still a rough sport though. I played a little in college, but got hurt more in rugby then in NCAA Div III football.

I also played LaCrosse, now that's a man's sport!
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Old 11-15-2003, 09:23 PM   #7188
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It's hard to give gearing advice without know the track you race on. You should ask the guys at your track what overall ratio they are using and work backwards from there to find a rough idea of what you need.
I run my stock motor indoors and use 20-22 tooth pinions and a 69 spur gear, outdoors on a medium sized track I use a 28-29pinion, on a larger track I could easily see me using a 34 and my indoor track isn't exactly tiny. With a different stock motor like a P2K2 I'd expect to gear 2 or 3 teeth higher atleast. It varies a huge amount.

Do you have any idea's about gearing for other motors at your track? Do you crash a lot? What make of motor is it?
thanx for the info, it's a reedy T1. I'm trying to get gearing for cleveland

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Old 11-15-2003, 09:25 PM   #7189
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Just run the same final drive ratio you would with any other car running a 10 single...
what final drive ratio should i be running a 10 turn at? and whats the gearbox ratio on the cuda?

the help is appreciated
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Old 11-15-2003, 09:50 PM   #7190
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You guys must have flew home, ko, you got a hemi in that thing?
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Old 11-15-2003, 09:52 PM   #7191
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what final drive ratio should i be running a 10 turn at? and whats the gearbox ratio on the cuda?

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What's the length of the track, and how technical is it? There's no set final drive for a 10 turn.
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Old 11-15-2003, 09:54 PM   #7192
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You guys must have flew home, ko, you got a hemi in that thing?

LOL its a ford baby and you know i had to get home you sneaky thing that flash can blind a man if you know what i mean
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Old 11-15-2003, 09:58 PM   #7193
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What's the length of the track, and how technical is it? There's no set final drive for a 10 turn.
it's for the US indoor championships in cleveland, i'm not sure of the demensions
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LOL its a ford baby and you know i had to get home you sneaky thing that flash can blind a man if you know what i mean
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it's for the US indoor championships in cleveland, i'm not sure of the demensions
You cant really gear the car until you know the dimentions and layout...
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You guys must have flew home, ko, you got a hemi in that thing?
Nice... i have a dakota but wanna trade it in on a ram with a hemi. The thing with ford is... at least they circled the problem.
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The thing with ford is... at least they circled the problem.
lol, I've never heard that one before
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lol, I've never heard that one before
me either, that is funny
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Hmm, in the UK Ford manage to make pretty good cars. Not the highest quality but they are reasonably reliable and often have the best chassis in the class, pretty much every class apart from big luxury cars and off road. But then you Americans don't know much about cars that handle well

Anyway, here's a cuda that was handling well, but there's a ghost after it

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Most Americans wouldn't know a good handling real car even when they sit in one. LOL

I drive a bmw and have track time on it, so that's not me!

That hemi thing is more marketing than fact. Back in the day, it did give better performance, but now it just makes a good looking badge on a truck. My car has 282 hp and 325 ft-lbs of torque and gets 24 mpg.
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