What gear ratio is a 2 speed Powerglide?

What gear ratio is a 2 speed Powerglide?

There were only two gear ratios used in the aluminum Powerglides; four- and six-cylinder engines had a 1.82:1 low gear with a 1.00:1 high; reverse gear was 1.82:1. The eight-cylinder engines used a 1.76:1 low gear and 1.00:1 high.

How do I know what Powerglide gear ratio I have?

The mark on the input shaft should have made 1 3/4 turns and be pointing to 9 o’clock if it is a 1.76 ratio. If the mark on the input shaft turns 1 13/16 turns and is pointing towards 10 o’clock, it would be a 1.82 ratio.

How much HP can a 2 speed Powerglide handle?

Premium Member. A powerglide can indeed handle 440 hp, hust put a good cooler on it especially if you are putting a higher stall converter in it. ATI and others make alot of good parts for glides nowadays too.

Is a 2 speed Powerglide good?

The powerglide can be built to be reliable, as you know they are used in drag race cars. I like the 350 transmission to use in town and for infrequent use on freeways. However, its easy to add the overdrive gear by using a 200-4R or 700R4.

Why is the Powerglide so good?

In fact, a Powerglide can weigh less than a standard manual transmission, provide a direct-drive feel with minimal slippage at the torque converter (or none at all with direct drive), and maintain a relatively low rotating mass. Many Street Stocks, I.M.C.A.

What is the gear ratio for a Powerglide transmission?

The OEM powerglide was manufactured with two first gear ratios – 1.76 and 1.82. The 1.82 gear set is not suitable for most drag racing applications as its power limit is no more than ~ 550 HP engines in even lightweight cars.

How much power will a stock Powerglide handle?

How much HP can a stock powerglide hold? With all the available upgrades, both the Powerglide and the TH400 are capable of withstanding an incredible 3,500 horsepower.

How much HP will a stock powerglide case handle?

1000 hp and fine, but in a light car heavy car will matter for sure.

How much HP can stock powerglide handle?

A powerglide can indeed handle 440 hp, hust put a good cooler on it especially if you are putting a higher stall converter in it.

Why do drag cars use Powerglide?

How fast can you go with a Powerglide?

Currently Robert Campisi from Australia holds the World Record for the fastest run using a Powerglide transmission, clocking 5.95s at 260 mph in his Twin Turbo Ford Mustang in September 2011.

What is the oil capacity for a 2 speed Powerglide?

The transmission holds four quarts if you have the stock stamped steel oil pan. obviously it holds more if you add a four inch deeper cast aluminum aftermarket pan (you also have to add an extension tube to lower the filter pick up down into the oil pan to take advantage of the added capacity.

How much is a 2 speed Powerglide worth?

corvette powerglide automatic 2 speed transmission.1953-1954. Pre-Owned. $600.00. Buy It Now. Freight. V C S Y p o C 6 n s 4 o M r 3 e J 7 d K. GM Powerglide

What is low gear for a Powerglide?

All 8 gears are new – long and short pinions,sun&flange gear

  • No factory gears are used
  • Each gear made of high quality Vasco steel
  • Recommended for engines with a stroke of 3.5” or less
  • Super strong lightweight ring gears in steel or aluminum
  • Eliminates power loss from friction
  • Were is the adjustment for a 2 speed Powerglide?

    Under the car, pull the lever forward, till you hit the spring loaded “detent”. Then pull further ahead till you have the lever ALL the way forward, overcoming the spring tension. With those 2 things done, the rod should slip between the two holes, one in the carb linkage, the other in the trans. lever.