What will she run

Discussion in 'Competition Camaros' started by Justin79maro, Nov 14, 2016.

  1. Plant Engineer

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    Shift manually 1st to 2nd. Leave 3rd for the drive home. Your ET will benefit. It probably wont affect your trap speed.
     
  2. Justin79maro

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    What rpm do you think I should be shifting from1st to 2nd?
     
  3. Plant Engineer

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    Depends on your cam really. If you are making peak HP at 6000 then shift about then.
     
  4. mrdragster1970

    mrdragster1970 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I was always taught you try to shift ~1000 RPM above peak HP if the bottom end can handle it??
    If not you sacrifice ET for not blowing the crank out the bottom!!!!!



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  5. 76z28

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    I would think a couple hundred after peak due to helping it stay in the rpm band
     
  6. Plant Engineer

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    True but I wouldnt eant tobe the guy twisting a 383 to 7 grand. Really depends on the cam and where the powerband peters out.
     
  7. 76z28

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    Psh I spun my big block to 7, that 383 will live
     
  8. mrdragster1970

    mrdragster1970 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    And I shifted my BBC at 9250!!!!

    Giant heads, giant tunnel ram, giant cam, billet cranks & rods and small inches makes the power band sky high.


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  9. 76z28

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    Define small ;-)
     
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