88 s10 406sbc with 871, need help with tire size

Old 11-28-2013, 06:55 PM
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Default 88 s10 406sbc with 871, need help with tire size

hello everyone, have a tubbed ladder bar s10 standard cab short bed. drive train is 406 sbc with 871, turbo 350, with a narrowed 9 inch, either a 456 or 514 gear. trying to figure out with tire to run, 32x14, or 29x13. will the big tire hurt my 60 foot? small tire hurt traction and top end? alot of people run big tires, and alot run small tire any help would be great.
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Old 11-30-2013, 08:10 AM
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Actually, RPM, trans low gear, rear end ratio and tire size is a "package", starting with your projected RPM at 1320' . . . Lotsa math there . .
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Old 11-30-2013, 10:05 AM
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where can i find a start to this math? thank you everyone for looking and any info .
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Old 11-30-2013, 10:06 AM
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where can i find a start to this math? thank you everyone for looking and any info .
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Old 11-30-2013, 10:25 AM
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Tattoo this on your forehead . . .

http://www.wallaceracing.com/Calculators.htm

One of the best sites on the 'net if you're a gear head . . .

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