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Assuming 0.86:1... (archive)

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Posted by michael on May 21, 2001 at 14:06:10:

In Reply to: What is 5th gear ratio? posted by michael on May 21, 2001 at 13:37:32:

225/50ZR15 Dunlop SP-8000 tires
881 revs = 1 mile
Engine rpm @ 8000 (mine will)
4.10 diff
0.86:1 5th gear:

8000/0.86 = 9,302 driveshaft rpm
9,302/4.10 = 2,268.78 halfshaft rpm
2,268.78/881 = 2.5723 miles/min. = 154 mph

With Pzero at 245/35/18 the top speed is 160.18
with pzero at 235/40/17 the top speed is 160.91


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