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3.42 gears on an A4.

This is a discussion on 3.42 gears on an A4. within the Drivetrain forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; have a buddy wanting to buy an LT1 with 3.42 gears installed, probably stolen from a base 6 speed car, ...

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    3.42 gears on an A4.

    have a buddy wanting to buy an LT1 with 3.42 gears installed, probably stolen from a base 6 speed car, can anyone tell me waht kind of rpms he'll be running on the highway(70mph) i'm not firmiler with autos or gear ratios

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    mine has 3.73s and i spin 2500 at 70
    I know there is a site that does the calculations for you, just giving you an idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by tatertot91 View Post
    mine has 3.73s and i spin 2500 at 70
    I know there is a site that does the calculations for you, just giving you an idea
    perfect got my answer, thanks tater

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    To calculate the MPH and RPM, use this calculator. I think the stock tire diameter is 25.6"
    4L60e ratio are
    1st 3.06
    2nd 1.75
    3rd 1.00
    4th 0.70

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    no problem, cutlass got the link i was talking about ^^^

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