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Old 02-16-2010, 06:58 PM
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can you guys tell me is it best to run a 8" or 9" or a 10" race converter i talk to a couple of guys today and i got different answers so please help me. thanks
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Old 02-16-2010, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by bigmack
can you guys tell me is it best to run a 8" or 9" or a 10" race converter i talk to a couple of guys today and i got different answers so please help me. thanks
this is all depending on car/motor combo there is no certain answer without knowing LOTS more info
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Old 02-17-2010, 09:11 AM
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it's a 3200 pound 87 camaro with about 550 hp, p/g ford 9" with 4.71 pro gears 29.5x10.5 m/t slicks. i've been running a 10" converter with about 4000 stall just don't seem to be pulling on big end.
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Old 02-17-2010, 12:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bigmack
it's a 3200 pound 87 camaro with about 550 hp, p/g ford 9" with 4.71 pro gears 29.5x10.5 m/t slicks. i've been running a 10" converter with about 4000 stall just don't seem to be pulling on big end.
4000 stall 10" IMO is to tight of a converter a 8" with around 5200-5500 stall would be a benfit. What do you shift and cross finish line @ now ?
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Old 02-17-2010, 01:05 PM
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well i was shifting around 6800 and the car was crossing the line about 7200 to 7300 rpms.
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Old 02-17-2010, 01:58 PM
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how fast did it run with the 10"

10" vs 8" think of rotating weight :shock:
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Old 02-17-2010, 02:01 PM
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it went 11.12 @ 121 and 7.06 @ 98 in the 1/8
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