Vette(s): 70 LT1 coupe, 69 350 HP coupe, 69 390HP 427 coupe, 71 LS5 convert, 85 coupe, 93 coupe
Then, since your car is almost 40 years old, you might want to count the ratio anyway. Jack up both sides of the rear and make sure both wheels turn together. Then turn the wheels one turn, and count how many turns the driveshaft turns.
Vette(s): 1968 Black Prime Coupe, 427 custom built, 4 speed (M20), 3:36 rear end, Recaro seats, Intro wheels, Nitto tires, and Flowmasters. Restoration awaiting painting.
You can multiply miles per hour times 1000 and divide by the engine RPM. For a 3.08:1 the ratio is 25.6, for 3.36:1 is 23.1, for 3.55:1 is 22.2, for 3.70:1 is 21.3, for 4.11:1 is 19.2, and for 4.56;1 is 17.0. Do it at different speeds and in different gears and you should get a pretty good average.
I tried Larry's post (marked rotor and drive shaft) and it came out to be 3 and a 1/4 turns. The 73 vette did have a 3:26. The AW273E2 on the rear comes up in reference book as a 3:08. The build sheet for the motor has major upgrades but I have no paperwork for anything else. Think it could be a gear swap?
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