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Old 03-14-2006, 08:28 AM
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Swaping in a 9 inch

I've finally got ahold of a 9 inch rear for my 57 chev truck project.
But now I need to make some adjustments. So 2 questions:
1)The original rearend is about 62" flange to flange while the new one is 65" roughly. Should I have it narrowed to the original dimension or something different? Or leave it alone?
2) The new rear has 2:75 gears. What do you guys think is optimum for weekend use to and from shows with some freeway driving? It's a 500 hp 454 mated to a T400 transmission.
Thanks!

Larry
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