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i saw the list you got going on at the bottom of your sig STL. how much did the diff and axles run you (without the gears) and where did you get them from? sorry didnt mean to hijack
Got the carrier and axles from Jegs for $800.
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Yeah, I got the "FRPP's" that don't end with the "M". I used to have a set of Motives, and, well, we all know about the rep that they have. The gear shop screwed me over too, but that's another story.

Never heard of Yukon. I checked out their website. Not too shabby. Wish I had heard of them earlier. My biggest mistake was trying to go cheap and save a few bucks. Won't make that mistake again.
Yukon gears are the only gear company we trust in alcohol funny cars... if that tells you how quality they are.

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Here's what your rpms would look like with 4.10s and those tires.
FYI. Here is the whole chart for both trannies... just plug in the tire size and gear ratios at the top.:

http://www.2005stang.com/gallery/alb..._Speed%7E0.xls
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I don't think that it is a problem with the car or gear manufacturers, mostly improper installs. It's kinda like plastic surgery. There are a couple of really good docs, then there are the guys that get their liscense out of the bottom of a cereal box. They can do the surgery, but it will more than likely come out screwed up. Pay a bit more and feel more reassured the first time. I had the guys at the first shop tell me that my gear housing was warped. If it was warped when you put the gears in, why didn't you stop and tell me at that point? Needless to say, it isn't warped and I now have zero whine. It cost $700 p&l, but it was worth it not to hear the whine anymore. Don't fear the gears, just the guy putting them in, IMO.
If you paid them with a credit card - protest the charge with the cc company. I use my AMEX card for everything I possibly can because you can file a protest online, they instantly credit your account while they research it. I have protested a dozen or so things and have never lost - goods and services...

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