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Author Topic:   ford 7.5 rear end
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted October 06, 2002 04:25 PM
i am looking for a spool that will fit a ford 7.5 rear end. so far i have had no luck in finding one. am i going to have to switch to a 8.8 to use a spool. also i am wondering if i would be loosing any recip. weight by going to an 8.8 with a spool or just welding the 7.5 any feedback would be apreciated.
thanks, russ

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 27
posted October 08, 2002 10:15 PM
Russ, we are in the same boat as you as far as the spool question goes but we have the puny 6.75 rear. Parts availibility for the 8.8 is pretty good so thats the way we will probably go. JPR

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 259
posted October 13, 2002 11:19 PM
just weld it solid. it works just as good as a spool and dont cost you a thing

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 124
posted October 14, 2002 12:18 PM
i run a 8.8 rear i have several diff types .
if you run a small track you may think twice
becouse it will be hard to find the right gear but a 3/8 or 1/2 mile track would be ok
355 rearends are commen.
try a 8 inch or 9inch???

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 298
posted October 14, 2002 06:42 PM
i have a good used very little 7.5 ring and pinion Richmond gear for sale 4.56 ratio.....50 bucks plus shipping

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