NEED DRIVETRAIN SUGGESTIONS ON 84 CHEVY ONE TON

  • Tiny
  • taz3862
  • 1984 Chevrolet Truck

Have cab and chassis, would like to run a 350 with a 5 speed. Would like suggestions on gear ratio on tranny and rearend. Will b pulling 30' 5th wheel sporadically. Want to run 70mph and get best mpg possible. Will be pulling in hills. Any info will be greatly appreciated. Motor will b mostly stock.

Friday, July 27th, 2012 AT 10:21 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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4 11 would be good gears to run in the differential. The trans should be an overdrive unit.

Are you going to be using a 4 wheel drive unit?

Roy

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Friday, July 27th, 2012 AT 10:46 AM
  • Tiny
  • taz3862
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Yes, 2wd

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Monday, July 30th, 2012 AT 3:36 AM

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