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54 GMC Rear End Question

Hey guys, Im new here. Hope some of you can answer a few questions for me. I have a 54 gmc that I'm installing a mustang 2 front end with air bag suspension. When finished I want this truck sitting as close to the ground as possible when not driving. Which rear end would work best for me? I want the same size tires and wheels all the way around. I don't want bigger tires on the rear than the front. Thanks in advance

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Hey guys, Im new here. Hope some of you can answer a few questions for me. I have a 54 gmc that I'm installing a mustang 2 front end with air bag suspension. When finished I want this truck sitting as close to the ground as possible when not driving. Which rear end would work best for me? I want the same size tires and wheels all the way around. I don't want bigger tires on the rear than the front. Thanks in advance

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is the mustang II rotors drilled for a chevy lug pattern or ford
if ford you could try to find a 8" or 9" ford that's about as wide as your trucks or a newer fords 8.8 rear.
if drilled for a chevy lug pattern. like the ford it'll depend on what lug pattern. the car 4.75 or the full size car/truck 5 no 5.
you may find it'll be cheaper to use the rear under the truck if the gearing works for your build and just have the axle flange & drum drilled for a matching lug pattern to whatever the mII is.. if rear is 8 lug you'll have to change it out..
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Is there a certain name brand mustang II front end that is better or are all of them about the same? thanks
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I've never used any as I don't think a set up designed for a lite car is the best choice most times.. but the aftermarket stuff(the good stuff) is built stronger than stock..
Fat man has been around forever and there are thousands of cars running around with their set up.
there are others, a google search will give you a bunch.
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