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Old 06-19-2005, 02:37 PM
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I have a 78 malibu, and I want to put a rearend from a 86 - 88 Monte Carlo SS rearend. Will this work all G bodys swap out or do they. I want to know where I could find a SS rearend. I want to swap the entire assembly from drum to drum. Thanks

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Old 06-19-2005, 03:28 PM
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rear end swap

Check out www.maliburacing.com
You should be able to find out there.
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If you're trying to improve the strength, the MCSS rear isn't a very good choice. 83-84 Monte SS's (with NON od trans/3.42 gears) came with a 7.5" rear and 85-88 SS's (with od trans/3.73 gear) came with 7.625" rears.

You'd be better off looking for an 8.5" rear. They came in Buick Grand Nationals and T-Type sand Olds 442's from 1984 -1987 and some (but not all) '84 Hurst Olds.

Try www.gbodyparts.com and www.musclecarsalvage.net

There's Grand National rear end on eBay right now with a fair starting price (if it's a posi) GN rear on eBay click here .

They're occasionally for sale on www.turbobuick.com www.turbobuicks.com and www.t6p.com

Of course, if you're getting the MCSS rear for free or don't need the added strength, disregard all of the above!
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Go for the GN rear much stronger than the MC!

I'm looking for one after I swap a LT1 in my SS!
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