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Old 03-27-2005, 11:55 AM
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Changing out an old rear question.

Has anybody changed out an old rear from a pick up to a new more modern one. I will in the future be doing this to a 1941 Dodge pick up and wondering where to start. Do I look for one that is about the right size or figure from the start on getting one cut?

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measure the old one

measure the hub to hub dimension of the old one and then itis off to the pic-a-part and see if you can find one that will work..the Ford explorer 8.8 is a likely canidate for this as well as an 8.5 GM from an s-10 may wish to check the ones under the Dodge Dakotas as well..One of those shoudl come close..

Of course you can go the route of getting a narrowed 9" Ford but then that can be big bucks..

Choice is yours as to how to proceed..

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