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turbo 350 strength

Post by junk racing » Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:11 pm

I have a fully built turbo 350 in my car, im going turbo with it and am gonna make considerable power differences. At what power level should i switch to a glide? Im hoping it makes somewhere around 1000RWHP.

Im thinking I should sell what i got a go with an aftermarket cased glide and be done....

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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by Ed Cannon » Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:22 pm

Going to be a big stretch for a 350. I would put in a 400 turbo.
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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by SSedan64 » Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:25 am

X2^^, well built TH400 with Ultra Bell.

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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by Pete@Hughes » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:04 am

850 flywheel horsepower is about as much as you want to throw at a well built TH350 with a billet input shaft, 36-element sprag, good clutches, and a manual or transbrake valve body. They can handle the occasional hit at a bit higher power level, but long term durability is going to be questionable.

A Powerglide or TH400 are much more suitable choice for a combination generating 1,000 rear wheel horsepower. Which of these models is the best choice is dependent on the rest of the combination and how the car will be used.
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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by junk racing » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:15 pm

Its making the transition to a TEX275 car aswell as the ocassional street cruise. Im hoping it runs around a 5.30. Im just gonna bite the bullet and save up for a aftermarket glide.

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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by Pete@Hughes » Wed Oct 03, 2012 10:12 am

junk racing wrote:Its making the transition to a TEX275 car aswell as the ocassional street cruise. Im hoping it runs around a 5.30. Im just gonna bite the bullet and save up for a aftermarket glide.


Let me know when you're ready for the Powerglide. I'll work you a great deal on a transmission and converter package. 5.30's shouldn't be too hard to achieve with the right combination. Since the tire rules are open I would put a Hoosier on the car. Their 275's are amazing.
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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by MalibuChile » Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:52 pm

What about a TH200-4R, with the advantage of having and overdrive...

http://www.transmissioncenter.net/200-4r.htm

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Re: turbo 350 strength

Post by Pete@Hughes » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:48 am

No need for the extra weight and parasitic horsepower consumption that comes with a 200-4R for a TEX275 car that will see occasional street use. Also, a properly built Powerglide is significantly stronger than even the most well-built 200-4R.
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