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I lowered my rearend a considerable amount. I would guess my pinion angle is off -1 or -2 degrees now. How much Horsepower could that steal?

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You should be more concerned about binding/breaking the u-joints or causing wheelhop. To answer your question, the more acute the angle, the more power you loose. Nobody can give you a specific answer without a lot more information.
 

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I've always set the car up "street driven" by matching the angle of the pinon flange to the angle of the transmission flange, so that they are parallel with one another. Some racers benefit by pointing the pinion down a degree or two, I guess so that under stress, it will straighten back up to parrallel. Is that confusing enough?
 
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