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Gear Ratios
1303 - August 23rd, 2018 at 03:32 PM

Hi Guys

Where can I find info an what gearboxs & ratios are for country buggies? What RPM will they cruise at 100kph with reduction boxes?

bevoracing - September 3rd, 2018 at 03:47 PM

Here's a copy of a page from "Without Guesswork 1969" that shows speed for engine revs for Type 2s.
A Country Buggy's gearbox & wheels are from the last type 2 with reduction hubs so that will be correct. Looks like about 100ks at 4K. They were never fast, but pretty quick, especially off road.
Parts book doesn't show the gear ratios, just the part number.
Parts book says the diff is 4.375 and reduction hubs are 19/24 so 1.263 for a total final drive of 5.526
I've also attached the page on ratios from Without Guesswork 1969.
Hope that helps

1303 - September 3rd, 2018 at 05:26 PM

Perfect, thanks for sharing. Just got one and trying to learn as much as possible before I decide what to do with it