I think you need to have a good look at your engine dyno sheet. Normally a big block of this style makes peak torque around 5,800 – 6,000 rpm, and peak horsepower at around 7,600 – 7,800. This is where the engine runs best. We must set up the torque converter and the gearing of this car to work in those areas. If the pump was broken such as stator etc. the transmission would be smoked on the first run.
In order to 60 ft. this car and make it run to its full potential, we need to regear it and get the converter loosened up to peak torque. The idea is to run between peak torque and peak horsepower in general.
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