Originally Posted by 74chevyflat
will an 8.8 out of a meverick work in my car?
Maverick is not 8.8" it is only 8", totally different year and weaker anyway than the 8.8". Maverick is also leaf spring and '80 Mustang is factory 4-link, can't be swapped.
8.8" is '85-up Mustang, started being installed when the first fuel injected 302's were put into production.