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trashline
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From: Levittown, Pa
Registered: Dec 2003

posted 01-18-2006 06:56 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for trashline        Reply w/Quote
anybody know the length of a 66 thunderbird rear end and if it is an 8 inch. drivetrain consists of 390 auto. I have a feeling it is a 9 inch.

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88 thunderbird TC 2.3L
Gillis at 18 psi, walbro 255 lph fuel pump, Kirban at 39 psi, 3.73 8.8" rear, rebuilt head, brand new IHI

66 mustang 200ci 3 speed
Holley weber two barrel, msd 6A, 3.5 gears, 3.03 v8 three speed trans.

68 Fairlane 289 w/ auto
rusting away motor is going in the mustang

79 f150 300 3 onda tree
awaiting a new transmission

Whitson
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Posts: 290
From: Western Canada
Registered: Dec 2005

posted 01-18-2006 10:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Whitson        Reply w/Quote
It will be a 9", IIRC standard galaxy width.

427Fastback
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Posts: 530
From: N.Vancouver.B.C
Registered: Jan 2005

posted 01-18-2006 11:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 427Fastback        Reply w/Quote
Not sure of the exact years and models but there is also a 9 3/8 rear end that showed up in many a full size car.Looks like a nine inch till you pull it apart.The housing has a notch in it at the top and the top vertical rib on the carrier is curved instead of straight...

Cory

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68 Fastback 427MR 4 spd.Deluxe interior,8000 tach,140 speedo,am/fm,tilt.

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