I have a 1959 hawk with a TT Dana 44 axle. The numbers tell me it is from a 62 FV body car. The ratio is 3.07:1 .My car has a 259 2bbl carb. and a standard 3 sp. T-86 transmission. No overdrive. I have checked this ratio in my books, and it seems in 62, it was only used with a V8 automatic transmission. My car was sold to me this way but I don't think it was ever driven on the road. The car at one time was a small block Chev with an automatic. The question I have is: Is this ratio going to be too tall? I was hoping someone out there can chime in and offer up some advise for me reguarding torque needed and clutch sizing etc.