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Old 01-18-2011, 06:43 AM
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i got a 406 sbc putting out 780hp at the flywheel..... my motor has a belt drive now but always like the sound of the noisy gear drives...... anyone ever run one and which is better(do you lose or gain hp with it and which is more durable....ect) thanks, chuck
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:49 AM
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Don't do it!! Stick with your belt drive. Why go backwards?

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Old 01-18-2011, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by johnracer
Don't do it!! Stick with your belt drive. Why go backwards?

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Old 01-18-2011, 01:03 PM
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Gear drives transfer harmonics from the crank to the cam and valve train and usually require drilling of the front main cap and or machining for fit up to the block as well.

I might suggest that you record the SOUND of some other racers blower during a burn out and put it on your I- pod (or something like that), then listen to it whenever your engine is running if it makes you happier, but if you want to go fast with less moving parts, stay with today's technology and use the belt drive.
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Old 01-18-2011, 02:36 PM
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cool ... that answers my question.....thank guys

i love the ipod idea......lmao :lol:
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:17 PM
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I have seen more belt drives, than i have heard gear drives lately, if that helps any.
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:38 AM
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Default Re: Hope you have a sense of humor

Originally Posted by TopspeedLowet
Gear drives transfer harmonics from the crank to the cam and valve train Bruce
x2 should not run with cast crank or cast cam.
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:57 PM
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on the same subject kinda how about gear drive for street car no real high revs maybe once and a while tip to track (street fights)
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Old 01-26-2011, 12:43 PM
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Most gear drives I've heard sound like a powersterring pump ready to take a vaction!
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