posted November 29, 2003 02:01 PM
has anyone used a 3rd gen 82 and newer rearend with disc brakes I have a nova and just looking to upgrade the rear end I wished they would just let us use 9 inch but the promoter doesn't under stand the whole strong things or he like the flips that the cars fo when a axle breaks I know the fans do just as long no is hurt the rear in it now is okay just looking for something better thanks
posted November 29, 2003 02:38 PM
Its a 7.5 same as metrics etc.
you can get a disc set up for the larger 10 bolt also out of a 79 cadilac seville.
posted November 29, 2003 03:30 PM
66jj is right it's a metric rear end ytou'd be alor better off just adapting your 8.5 rear end to discs. the 8.5 is stronger i used to run a nova rear end in my metric because it was stronger then the little metrics
posted November 29, 2003 04:16 PM
dan ferry Member
posted November 29, 2003 05:30 PM
what all did u have to do to get the 8.5 under the metricjust spring pads and lower arm brackets or r tops biff too
posted November 29, 2003 07:35 PM
basicly they jigged it up like you do a nine inch i bought it used from a guy so i didn't do it myself.