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Weekly Fun Question - Test Your 71-73 Mustang Knowledge
#1
Some have indicated the questions have been "too easy" so this week's question is going to be a little bit different - - not as easy to google.

As some of you are probably aware, the mustangs built between 71 and 73, had two different axles available - - 28 spline and 31 spline. The question this week is:

What is the difference in length of the 28 spline axles from the 31 spline axles and what was the effective period of manufacturing for any changes?

I will see how long it takes to get the correct response for this oneSmile!


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#2
if i understand correctly the difference in length was 2 inches I think. Not 100% positive. And pre 71 axles had a concave oval in the middle of the flange. And post 71 didn't.
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#3
No, good try but that is not the answer I am looking for on this question.

Any more responses?


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#4
GOOGLE HAS FAILED ME HAHAHA
please specify what you mean by [ the effective period of manufacturing for any changes?} I am a little confused by the wording haha
Eric


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#5
This amounts to a hint:

There is a difference in length (of one or the other) of the 28 spline or 31 spline axles on the 71 - 73 mustang. This difference in length was reconciled after a certain date.

The question has to do with the difference in length between the two sets of axles and at what point was the "difference" reconciled.

I guess this one is a bit more difficult, huh?

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#6
A little more? yeah I would say so hahaUndecided
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That's a tuffy........
I'll instead take pre-mao-facist farming and tool implements for $500 please Alex. Big Grin
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(08-03-2010, 06:45 PM)MachSport72 Wrote: That's a tuffy........
I'll instead take pre-mao-facist farming and tool implements for $500 please Alex. Big Grin


hahaha
Eric


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OK I"ll say 12-15-72
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#10
...and Nance, you are correct on the date of the change!

So what is the difference in length between the 28 and 31 spline axles??


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