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Old 02-15-2005, 12:00 PM   #1
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How can I determine the gear ratio on a 97 Bonnie without looking at the RPO tag? I have the VIN and it is only an SE... (looking at another stable mate!!!)
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What RPM do you shift 1-2 2-3 @ WOT at, and what RPM do you cruise at 70MPH in OD?
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If you have a column shifter its possible to have a 2.84. Most bonneys have the 3.06 though. 1900 [email protected] 70mph= 2.84; 2300 [email protected] 70mph= 3.06.
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What RPM do you shift 1-2 2-3 @ WOT at, and what RPM do you cruise at 70MPH in OD?
Don't know. Buying it sight unseen with a bad tranny. Looking for a new tranny before I button up the deal, but I need to know which one to look for. 3:06 or 2:84
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do any Bonnevilles come with the 3.29 ratio? My Aurora has that and it'* the 4T65E...
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do any Bonnevilles come with the 3.29 ratio? My Aurora has that and it'* the 4T65E...
Only GP GT'* and your car has them, maybe some GA'* and such.
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If you have a column shifter its possible to have a 2.84. Most bonneys have the 3.06 though. 1900 [email protected] 70mph= 2.84; 2300 [email protected] 70mph= 3.06.
Why the difference between the column shift and the shifter on the floor?
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99% of SE'* have the 3.06, in fact i done ever remenber seeing a 92-99 SE w/o that ratio
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99% of SE'* have the 3.06, in fact i done ever remenber seeing a 92-99 SE w/o that ratio
I'm assuming it'* a 3:06 also.

However, my old 93 (sold it in October) had the 2:84. And, oddly enough, it was a column shifter.

I actually prefered the 2:84. Saved on gas mileage and the engine ran at lower RPMs...perfect for my driving style (99% freeway).
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While we're on the subject of gear ratios, what gear ratio would my 1994 SSEi have?
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