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  1. Has anyone purchased or heard of the 4to5 lug conversion from Superior Mustang Parts?

    Classic Talk
    I have a 1966 stang with four lugs all the way around and I found this company which makes a four lug to five lug conversion set for the rear. In this conversion, you don't need to look for another rear axle so there is no rear end axle swap. You just take the existing axles and take them to a...
  2. Another rear axle I6 to V8 conversion thread

    Classic Talk
    I'm looking togradually convert my I6 to a full V8 with 8 cylinder suspension and disk brakesall the way around. My first order of business is to do the rear end axle swap.I've looked at many rear axles and have seen many of the 9" for sale butI'm looking for something that I could just bolt...
  3. 1995 ford mustang 7.5 to 8.8 swap help

    V6 Tech
    Hello i recently got in a little accident and bent my rear hub and now i need to replace the whole shaft. But i figure this could be a blessing in disguise. Cuz i have been wanting to do an 8.8 gt swap for a while. And the local salvage yard has two 96 mustang gt axle assembly's with housing and...
  4. Mustang ii oil pan clearance

    Mustang II Tech
    I need to know what to change to improve my oil pan clearance. I went from a v6 to a v8 (302). I can force clearance between the gear rack and the oil pan by shimming but then the motor sits uneven. I need to know whats easiest to change out. Also interested in hearing the change out on the...
  5. 1998 V6 Independant Rear Suspension?

    V6 Tech
    I was just wondering if it was possible to put IRS in my 98 mustang and if so is the IRS in 02-05 explorers compatible?
  6. New Member - James - Hi all.

    Hi all. My name is James Hemsworth and I'm new here. I saw this forum and figured it would be ther best place to get some answers for my 1995 mustang. My goal is to yank the motor(a 3.8), and drop in a 4.6 from a 1999, along with swapping the automatic transmission with a manual transmission...
  7. 8 inch vs. 9 inch build question

    Classic Talk
    Hey guys - I wanted to get some opinions as to whether this is worth my time or not to mess with: I'm building my '65 mustang, currently swapped in an 8 inch. Well, as time goes by and the build progesses, things are changing. I've been toying with the idea of "sometime in the future"...
  8. junk yard parts help....

    5.0L Tech
    Can i do a 5 lug swap using parts from other vehicles? Was the 93 cobra 4 or 5 lug? I want a better gear ratio, but I dont want to pay the $500 they want to swap the gears. What other vehicles used the 8.8? did they have better ratios? Are they the right width? Are there any front or rear brake...
  9. 1997 Mustang Rear Axle 8.8 Swap

    V6 Tech
    Originally I wanted to tlock and get 3.73's on my 7.5" axle, but I have been reading and it looks like people say its better to just do an axle swap. So I was wondering, would this axle just swap in with no adapters or anything? 79-98 Axle Assembly, 8.8"" 3.73:1 28-Spline Traction-Lok at LRS -...