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So I just bought a 65 Galaxie 500 convertible has original 352fe and cruise o matic auto. The trans is just not generating enough power for my liking and I was wondering what transmission would do the trick was thinking C6 but I just don't know enough and if so can the stock rear end handle the C6 any advice knowledge or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
 

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why not just put some taller gears in the rear end ...
that will wake it up...
But will suffer if you do a lot of highway driving.....

you most likely have 3''00 gears and stepping up to 3"50 would help a lot..
 

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I agree to the above. To add, a C6 will take more HP to run than a COM. The COM is a decent enough transmission for your current application.

I am no expert, but if you have a 9 inch rear end, it will handle most anything you are likely to throw at it.
 

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why not just put some taller gears in the rear end ...
that will wake it up... But will suffer if you do a lot of highway driving..... you most likely have 3''00 gears and stepping up to 3"50 would help a lot..
Hey Mr. R,
Are you sure that you meant to say this?

"Taller Gears" would serve to give better highway cruising, but acceleration off the line would suffer. Also, 3:50 to 1 is NOT "taller" than 3:00 to 1.

JC
 

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Get a 700R4 trans. Good on low end and overdrive for the highway.
Should get turn key job for around 18 to $2,000.00 unless you can do it yourself.

3.06 1st gear, 1.63 2nd gear, 1.00 3rd gear, .070 4th gear.
 

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Hey Mr. R,
Are you sure that you meant to say this?

"Taller Gears" would serve to give better highway cruising, but acceleration off the line would suffer. Also, 3:50 to 1 is NOT "taller" than 3:00 to 1.

JC
Your are correct Jc ....
But the numbers made it clear what I was thinking.. :D
 

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