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Old 10-06-2002, 07:37 PM
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I am trying to yank 500 plus out of my engine and want some advice on a good tranny and rearend. I pulled the 7.5 and want to know if the 8.8 would hold 5 or 600 horses or do I need to step up to a 9". I also want to know if I could mount a T-56 to a 400. If not would a C-4 be a good setup to run. Any help would be appreciated

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My daddy always told "when in doubt...make it stout"

I have never heard anyone say that they wished they had kept the 8.8 rear, I have hears lots of people wishing they had a 9" Ford.

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FORD Racing and Currie Enterprises offer a 9" housing that is made to swap directly into the FOX MUSTANG. Easiest way out of it.
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[quote]Originally posted by Deuce Roadster:
<strong>My daddy always told "when in doubt...make it stout"

I have never heard anyone say that they wished they had kept the 8.8 rear, I have hears lots of people wishing they had a 9" Ford.

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[quote]Originally posted by Deuce Roadster:
<strong>My daddy always told "when in doubt...make it stout"

I have never heard anyone say that they wished they had kept the 8.8 rear, I have hears lots of people wishing they had a 9" Ford.

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I think the 9" would be the way to go. You could always beef up an 8.8 but a 9" is bulletproof. As for the transmission, a C-4 would be a nice set up especially now that they can be buit to handle up to 1,000 ponies!
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