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well i got a dodge 318 la engine and would like to add more torque and can i get more torque with a lower gear ratio
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Changing gears will not change the torque of the engine, but numerically higher gears will increase torque multiplication, which puts more available torque at the wheel.
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how do i get more torque out of the motor
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Have you made any mods to it yet?
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If a carbureted setup, look what addressing the basics can add:
http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/t...ons/index.html
with TBI, cam selection is more particular, but the same principles apply. A slightly hotter cam with 360 heads and intake turns the 318 into a hot number with 400hp at 6k rpm with comparative torque numbers. These engines have huge potential.
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ive put a holley performance tbi 670cfm and a flowmaster exhaust system i am fixin to put 4.10 gears in it
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Depending on your budget you may want to look into head mods, intake manifold, and a cam.
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ive put a holley performance tbi 670cfm and a flowmaster exhaust system i am fixin to put 4.10 gears in it
What intake are you using now?
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im using stock intake
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