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#954791 - 03/20/11 05:08 PM "Red Stripe" Gear Ratios
HYPER8oSoNic Offline
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Registered: 11/21/09
Posts: 2275
Loc: Desert Tracker
Maybe this topic was covered already, but I'll ask
out of curiousity.
Just trying to get my information "correct" on the A-833 4 speed w/ Red Stripe gear ratios. Was this an option on the Magnum engined B" and E"
bodied 4 speed cars? And why is it so significant?
I would like more info on this ratio, since I am not familiar or fluent with A-833, other than general rebuilds (syncro, bearings, etc.). Any input (facts and opinions) would be helpful for my personal knowledge and "archives". Thanks!!

Edited by HYPER8oSoNic (03/20/11 05:09 PM)
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#954792 - 03/20/11 06:25 PM Re: "Red Stripe" Gear Ratios [Re: HYPER8oSoNic]
I Live Here

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 15817
Loc: Chilliwack B.C. Canada
Red stripe ratios were: 2.65, 1.64, 1.19, direct. They were available for 18 spline four speeds and were an over the counter item to the best of my knowledge. Not installed in production cars. Maybe in the 68 S/S cars I'm not sure.


#954793 - 03/20/11 06:26 PM Re: "Red Stripe" Gear Ratios [Re: HYPER8oSoNic]
DaytonaTurbo Offline

Registered: 02/26/03
Posts: 21129
Loc: Manitoba, Canada

The gear ratios for that transmission are in the archives, however I have no idea what the application was in which you could get that trans.

#954794 - 03/20/11 09:09 PM Re: "Red Stripe" Gear Ratios [Re: DaytonaTurbo]
HYPER8oSoNic Offline
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Registered: 11/21/09
Posts: 2275
Loc: Desert Tracker
Thanks! Now, I won't have to scratch my head as much. Great info! I'll try to research further about the
applications this ratio was applied to. Appreciate all the input!!

Edited by HYPER8oSoNic (03/20/11 09:13 PM)


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