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Old 05-22-2007, 09:53 AM   #1
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My ca (97 SE)r is slow off the line, is there anything that I can easily add to improve this. Is it more related to the transmission than engine?

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from what ive read l36 motors dont have a whole lot of low end torque which is why you dont get at the line. porting your lim seems to help tremendusly. but ill let a l36 guy take it from here
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Yes during the meet a few drove my L36 others rode... we all noticed that the low end was not as strong as an L27, but once it got near the midrange the car was gone and started to show its true colors... a few seemed impressed with it as it was an NA series II..

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I'm just thinking back to the low end power my Delta 88 had. 80K+ miles and it could bark the tires, and it was bone stock. Had the FE3 suspension too...
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Kimbo, you have a 2.84 axle ratio (from your other topic). This is the worst accelleration gearing possible. 3.06 gears would be a much better option.
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Kimbo, you have a 2.84 axle ratio (from your other topic). This is the worst accelleration gearing possible. 3.06 gears would be a much better option.
I figured as much. I guess waiting for a rebuild or swap is the best option.
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