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rear end question ? help
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i have a 1971 with a c 4 auto 250 six i think its an 8 inch differential is there a way to tell the difference between an 8 and a 9 from just looking at it i also need a pass .side axle any help please and thank you

also is there a difference between the left and right side axle ?
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#2
This guy does a pretty good job of explaining the difference between an 8 inch and 9 inch ford axle:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca85RyHKNzs

Doc

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73vertproject;191411 Wrote:This guy does a pretty good job of explaining the difference between an 8 inch and 9 inch ford axle:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ca85RyHKNzs

thank you for the time to show me the vid. it helped i do have an 8 inch rear end and i found an axle on e bay 8 and 9 inch axles r the same.again thanks
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No prob. Good luck!

Doc

[Image: 6y14ea.jpg]

Project started 8-7-10
Completed: All new suspension, rebuilt 351C H Code bored .030 over with mild cam and intake, new 3.50 TracLok, custom exhaust system
Current "mini-project": interior upgrade Undecided
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#5
Did you bye the axle?
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mach71351c;191779 Wrote:Did you bye the axle?

yes i found one on e bay it looks very clean i hope it is in good shape .
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#7
Ok, I have one if if that one doesn't pan out.
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mach71351c;191928 Wrote:Ok, I have one if if that one doesn't pan out.

thank you i didn't know how hard they r to find .so i jumped on it

its amazing how much you learn when something breaks and don't want to pay somebody to fix it Dodgy
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nailpounder;191930 Wrote:
mach71351c;191928 Wrote:Ok, I have one if if that one doesn't pan out.

thank you i didn't know how hard they r to find .so i jumped on it

its amazing how much you learn when something breaks and don't want to pay somebody to fix it Dodgy
Your welcome, If you need parts check with me I may have it.
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