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mikefelts83 05-31-2011 03:00 PM

ranger posi trac
 
can anyone tell me if any ford rangers came with posi trac rearends and if so how to identify one

matt167 05-31-2011 05:50 PM

Plenty did, but not many 7.5" rears, so a 4cyl truck is pretty much out.. You can go by the axle code, or the axle tag.. F ( 7.5" ) or R ( 8.8" ) are the LS axle codes for Ranger.. If you go by the tag, it is usually held on by a cover bolt, and if you clean it up, you will find all the info about that axle including the ratio.. An L/S rear will have an L in the ratio, so it will say like 3 L 73 or 4 L10

If you are axle swapping, then you might look into Explorer Axles. There a little wider, but swap in pretty easy, and easier if you want to lower, because they eliminate the need for a flip kit ( axle over leaf, like the explorer ).. They are 31 Spline, limited slip is easier to find and 1995-2001 are disc brake


http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/Axles.html

matts37chev 05-31-2011 07:07 PM

^^^^there is a ton of info at therangerstation^^^^ :thumbup:

timothale 05-31-2011 10:20 PM

mustang GT parts.
 
I ve read that Mustang gt LS parts also work . Ive put rear ends together in the wrecking yards, mustang 4 bolt starting point. used ranger 5 bolt axles and lincoln 5 bolt rear disc brakes


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