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Old 01-22-2012, 11:37 PM   #1
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Default new project 1969 coupe

few questions..wondering what 8.8 will fit best..explorer or 88 tbird or 95 rear end..has the 4speed auto already..also help with speedo info.
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:57 PM   #2
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Explorer if you are keeping the leafspring rear end ,others if you are welding in upper and lower control arms.

Best and easiest/cheapest are 2 diferent things.
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:58 PM   #3
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Explorer if you are keeping the leafspring rear end ,others if you are welding in upper and lower control arm boxes.

Best and easiest/cheapest are 2 diferent things.



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Old 01-23-2012, 12:15 AM   #4
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want to use leafs still but want disks..
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Old 01-23-2012, 12:48 AM   #5
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http://cachassisworks.com/p-1288-mus...uspension.aspx

I have seen this work well for a street car. Not sure what work is required for installing an 8.8, but a lincoln lincoln versailles is a 9" disc brake rear that is "bolt in" from what I remember.
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Old 01-23-2012, 08:44 AM   #6
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Lincoln versailles diff is a bolt in after you mod the housing by cuttin the control arm mounts off. I have a versailles diff with axels and disc brake brackets, no rotors/ callipers or center section tho if you are interested
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:07 AM   #7
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for a 69-70 a SN 5 lug diff should work ok.. fox width for a 65-66 - and 67-8 are in between but i havent decided what one i will put in my 68 yet..

get a SN diff- weld spring perchs on it.. summit sells those for $15 pr.

i have a sn one here but only 2.7 gears so not great.. im sure you can find one with 3.55 or so.. or if you get a fox diff-use sn 5 lug parts
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Old 01-24-2012, 11:53 AM   #8
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A 9" rearend from a 67-68 Mustang is the same width as a 69-70 Mustang rear. I have to ask why you wouldn`t just use a 9" instead of a 8.8. The 9" is a straight bolt in, as long as you have a 67-70 Mustang or Cougar housing, they are stronger, have better gear selections, and don`t have that shitty C clip setup. There are lots of rear disc brake options available for a 9" if that is a concern.
As for a SN95 rearend, unless you aer planning on using wheels with lots of backspacing, I think that rearend would be too wide.
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Old 01-25-2012, 12:08 AM   #9
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:23 PM   #10
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I have the stock calipers and rotors to go with falconguys rear end if you can wait a month or 2
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