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Old 07-13-2002, 11:12 AM
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Post Enhance a Ford 8" or ??

I have a '36 Ford P/u street rod. It has a 52" Ford rear end out of a '63 to '65 Ford Fairlane. This is a Ford 8" rear end, and not an 8.8" - Correct?

For the bigger question. Is it even worth my time and $$ to put the gears in I want (3.73 or 3.80 whichever the 8" takes), AND put in a posi unit, or junk it and have a 9" narrowed?

Is there any such thing as finding a limited slip 9" with gears of 3.55 or 3.73 stock that is in a 52" housing?

Thanks guys, I just don't want to make a high $$ mistake here. Also, I can't find an aftermarket posi set-up for the 8", just the 8.8" & 9".

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