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00015932
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rearend rebuild

Post by 00015932 » Mon May 04, 2009 10:58 pm

my 64 makes a whinning noise at low speeds. i am considering a complete stock rebuild
however i would like some ideas on modifying the stock rearend
or complete replacement. any ideas on vendors , kits , conversions,
replacements will be appreciated thanks

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Post by vince » Tue May 05, 2009 9:28 am

Not sure where you live. I would check with reputable tranny shops in your area and your trusted mechanic. Ask them who is doing good work now. Rebuilding a rear end is not difficult but does require a specific set of specialized tools and someone who is careful with their work.

Once you find the shop they should be able to tell what modifications they think would work.
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00015932
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rearend rebuild

Post by 00015932 » Wed May 06, 2009 8:01 pm

thanks Vince fot that information
i live in houston texas i'll try some of the tranny shops in my area
have you or do you no someone who has had rearend work done ?
if so where were the parts purchased ?

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Post by scumdog » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:24 am

Stripped down my 66's rear-end after it started leaking oil a little from one axle, (it also 'hummed' a bit), I found the oil looked like black maple-syrup and pulled the centre section and found pitting all over the crown-wheel and pinion.

So got a workshop to fit brand new crownwheel and pinion, all bearings and seals.

Cost me NZ$1,200!!!!
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Post by Dirty Birdy » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:23 pm

Being a Ford 9" many company's build a full bolt in center section for our rear ends. Curry is a good place to start.
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Post by novanutcase » Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:31 pm

Being a Ford 9" many company's build a full bolt in center section for our rear ends. Curry is a good place to start.
Moser maybe?

John

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Post by Dirty Birdy » Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:41 pm

novanutcase wrote:
Being a Ford 9" many company's build a full bolt in center section for our rear ends. Curry is a good place to start.
Moser maybe?

John
Yea they make some really nice stuff, they offer center sections as well.
I couldnt fix your brakes so I made your horn louder!

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