Hey guys im just wondering if my ef 6cyl falcon will beat my mates vn v6. He wants to give me a drag but i know if he wins he won't shut up about it so im not sure. His car feels a lot more responsive down low and off the line. Both are autos.
Also my car only revs to 4600 flat out in auto mode with car in normal (not economy mode) is that normal??? Thanks guys.
Forgive me for going off topic here, but why does a bigger ratio diff better, does it spin the wheels faster or something, or provide better grip and traction? Also since mine is making a noise and I'm looking to replace it, what would you suggest getting, and is there like a top of the line diff for falcons?
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the ratio is how many times the drive shaft spins for every rotation of the wheels... the easiest example is a bike... put it in a high gear and you can move very far for ever rotation and the pedals. Put it in a low gear and you can spin your pedals really fast and get going quickly. same is the engine, but the lower the diff ratio, the higher the gear is. So if you put a 3.45:1 ratio on, the engine has to spin alot quicker, but youll get going really quick. compared to a 3.08:1, your take offs will be slower, but the wheels spin more for every rotation at the engine, so you rev your engine less and you have better fuel economy, at the expense of speed.
and i dont think that a higher diff ratio would give any of us better traction
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