<VV> Question about revs in a PG versus Manual
pp2 at 6007.us
Sun Jul 2 11:30:13 EDT 2006
> How do the revs of a PG and a manual compare at say 60-70 MPH?
>My Corsa 4 speed has a final drive of 3.55, my guess is that most
>PG's are 3.27?
PG will be 3-5% higher revs (steady state on level road - depends on the
power applied) due to the slip in the torque converter.
My 66 PG has a 3.55 axle, think earlier ones had a 3.27 and later had 3.55
also. In most conditions there is little difference between the 4 spd and
the PG but for performance, the lack of a 50-80 mph "passing" gear (3rd) hurts.
If I ever buy a second Corvair, it will be a Corsa Coupe.
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