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Old 01-15-2010, 09:05 PM
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You might want to investigate the 8.8" Ford Fox Mustang rear swap, this is starting to get popular and supposedly is fairly easy to do, pretty much a bolt in with the right arms. The 8.8" is quite close in strength to a GM 12-bolt.

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I keep forgetting about the 8.8" swap Eric.
Here's lots of Info/links on that swap>> http://www.maliburacing.com/forum/vi...hp?f=4&t=72070

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Awesome thanks for all the replies everyone!! I think for now I am gonna just box in the control arms and leave the 7.5" rear end in the car. I am sure down the road I am going to swap in a 9" or maybe even the 8.8" to handle a little bit more power reliably. I will post before and after pics of the control arms when I can get all the snow out of my way to unbolt them.

What thickness steel should I use?
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I've used these before>> http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/64-72...item3ca93c852c may find them for G-Body also. 14ga. or thicker steel.
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I've used these before>> http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/64-72...item3ca93c852c may find them for G-Body also. 14ga. or thicker steel.
alright thx again ssedan!!
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