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Old 21st August 2010, 01:39 AM   #1
steve chappell
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Top speed with G50?

Can anyone help? I am building a track car using a G50/03 transaxle and would like an idea of the top speed reving the engine to 6000rpm and using tyre diameter of a)27"
I am trying to decide on wheel/tyre combinations. Any help would be appreciated,thanks.
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Old 21st August 2010, 03:13 AM   #2
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Re: Top speed with G50?

Assuming 3.444 and 0.87 then 259.4, 249.8, 240.2 Theres a gear calculator you can download on here somewhere.........

Edit. Found it for you in this thread below

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Old 21st August 2010, 06:30 PM   #3
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Re: Top speed with G50?

Thanks for that Russ, its amazing whats here, just have to find it.
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