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Author Topic:   mustang rear gear
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 10
posted July 27, 2003 02:05 PM  
I have an early 80's mustang and would like to find a 3.27 geared rearend for it.I have not been able to find any website with this info so maybe you fellas could help.What year and engine would I most likely find this gear in the junkyard?Thanks for any help.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 626
posted July 27, 2003 09:08 PM  
I think I found one in a early 80's ltd with an auto tranny. BObby

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 64
posted July 28, 2003 07:02 PM  
1981 mercury capri has the 3.27 in it but I cannot remember if it is a 6.75 gear or a 7.5 inch gear.


Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 175
posted July 29, 2003 03:45 AM  
speaking of. does anyone know where to find a 3.55 gear in a 8.8 rearend

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 21
posted July 30, 2003 01:04 AM  
You can find them in rangers, I forgot what the code is on the door ,even the five lug gears will fit in a 7.5.

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Total posts: 626
posted July 30, 2003 01:52 AM  
hey 2fast their is one on ebay just type in 355 ford and it should come up. BObby

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 18
posted August 14, 2003 10:56 PM  
the ford dealer sells 7.5 gears for $100.00. comesvwith shims and fluid!

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 115
posted August 16, 2003 11:33 AM  
hey boBBy / all
it's been awile-hope all is well. anyway speaking of rear-end, i was running a 308 (i know call me crazy) but last week i had a buddy loan me one from his large pile of parts. this rear end don't have a tag he said he thought it was a 3.72-3.74?? can't recall-- what was made around that range?? and is it any good on the 1/4 mile? he runs a 3.55 and seems to have good results, any ideas out there??

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 626
posted August 16, 2003 03:40 PM  
the are all good for any track it just varies what your trannie ratio is tire circumference and rpm desired. How many r's are you turning now how many do you want to. Later BObby

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