How to Select the Rear End Ratio for a Chevy?

Answer Choosing a gear ratio for your Chevrolet, or any vehicle, is a subjective process. Gear ratio can have a dramatic impact on vehicle performance and fuel economy. Your gear ratio determines how many... Read More »

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How to Check a Rear End Ratio?

Knowing the rear end gear ratio of your car or truck is valuable information. The rear end ratio is directly related to a number of performance and economy parameters. Changing an existing ratio ca... Read More »

How to Understand Rear End Ratio?

Rear end ratio is the ratio between the engine gear on your car and the gear that actually powers the wheels. It is important because this ratio determines whether your gear is best-suited for spee... Read More »

How to Determine Rear End Ratio?

The rear end (or rear axle) of rear-driven vehicles may be available with different axle ratios. If the vehicle will be towing a trailer, then a lower ratio may be desired. If economy is your aim, ... Read More »

How to Determine a Car's Rear End Ratio?

The rear end (final drive) gear ratio determines how the torque supplied by the engine, through the transmission, is used. A higher ratio provides an increase in speed of acceleration with a corres... Read More »