Originally Posted by 74chevyflat
i can get a 1984 lx convertible. would it be any good?
a guy is selling the rear-end tranny driveshaft, and tranny . for 250 because its taking up space at his house.
84 still has the same weak 7.5" rear you have now. Has to be '85-up V8 car to have the good 8.8" rear. GT or LX with V8, 1985 and newer.
The correct oil pan is specific to a 351W in a Fox chassis, nothing else is going to work without cutting the crossmember or the pan somewhere.