combo is a blown hemi with psi 14-71 in a dragster weighing 2350lbs. I am looking to take weight out of the car. Currently has 4.56 in the rear with a 36" tire. I'm getting rid of that tire and most likely going to run a big bubba or Hoosier equivalent. I was thinking of changing to a 4.10 gear with the smaller tire and continue with the 3 speed. 1.64 first 1.31 second. My question is if I leave the 4.56 can I run the 1.31 as the first gear or is that to much of a drop. Getting rid of the second section and taking 35lbs out of the car. The "numbers" say it's not that much of a diff. Currently the car is set up to pull 10 degrees and it ramps back in over 2.25 seconds. So I can put more power to it if needed to help. Any thoughts would be appreciated.