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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-25-03, 10:01 PM Thread Starter
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FPV Gearing

Does anyone have a listing of gear ratios for the Tremec 5 speed? Also, (even better perhaps) does anyone have km/h per 1000rpm figures for GT and Pursuit manuals?


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Someone posted a link to a review, (possibly RACV Review??) that had this information although I can't find it while searching.

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If that's the NRMA review for the XR8 it only gives top gear 56km/h/1000rpm which I assume is a 3.45:1 diff (or does the XR8 sedan also have a 3.23?????). 3.23 would then give 59.8

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These are for the tremec , and the diff ratio is for the xr8 .
As you say , your pursuit may have different diff gearing .

Ratio 1 : 3.35:1
Ratio 2 : 2.00:1
Ratio 3 : 1.32:1
Ratio 4 : 1.00:1
Ratio 5 : 0.68:1
Reverse : 3.38:1
Final Drive Ratio : 3.23:1

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These are the ute ratios for the 260:

1, 3.38
2, 2.00
3, 1.32
4, 1.00
5, 0.68
R, 3.38

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Some interesting facts here. The reason I was asking was the moonshot gearing that the Pursuit seems to have.

here's some calcs:

3.23 diff
km/h/1krpm: 1=11.32 2=18.95 3=28.72 4=37.91 5=55.75
max spds@6k: 1=67.9 2=113.7 3=172.3 4=227.5 5=334.5
revs@100km/h: 1790

3.45 diff
km/h/1krpm: 1=10.59 2=17.75 3=26.89 4=35.49 5=52.19
max spds@6k: 1=63.6 2=106.5 3=161.3 4=213.0 5=313.2
revs@100km/h: 1910

3.73 diff
km/h/1krpm: 1=9.80 2=16.41 3=24.87 4=32.83 5=48.28
max spds@6k: 1=58.8 2=98.5 3=149.2 4=197.0 5=289.7
revs@100km/h: 2070

Look at the gap in the 4-5 gear with a 3.23 diff!

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Hmmmmmm 334.5km/h in a pursuit thats something i'd like to see in Motor PCOTY :)

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Pete, you can get a 0.74 ratio if you want it. Not such a huge jump from your 0.68, but way more beneficial for a windsor pursuit/T series, as they were 0.61

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