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  1. Help! Special Rear Gear swap Situation..

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    You know how people always say this is one of those jobs you shouldn't attempt for yourself? THEY AREN'T WRONG. Haha, nonetheless, I am still going through with it because broke college student. The problem isn't switching out the rear gears, that all seems fairly straightforward and I'm pretty...
  2. Rear Wheel Spacers ONLY

    V6 Talk
    Hello I saw a mustang where the wheels on the rear stuck out past the fender but the front did not. I kind of liked the "Stance" it had. Has anyone done this or heard of this? is it safe? what is the biggest size thats safe to use? any information would be wonderful and thanks.
  3. Rear end blew, any help would be much appreciated!

    V6 Tech
    I have a 1998 V6 Mustang and on the way to my new job the rear gears blew. I was thinking of swapping off my rear end from my 96, it has absolutely no play from the shaft to the wheels but it seems as though the 96 is squared off at the top mounts. Other than that I have found an 8.8 assembly I...
  4. Rear brake help

    V6 Talk
    Hi all, i recently installed rear brake pads on my 98 3.8 v6, and ever since when the brakes get warmed up I hear an awful moan coming from pass. Rear when taking slow and sharp right turns. Sometimes when the brakes are really warmed up (stop and go) they will moan for a second on take off. I...
  5. 2008 Mustang GT: Squeaking coming from inside, RR

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have a 2008 Mustang GT, manual transmission, with no aftermarket parts, bone stock. Whenever i come off of the clutch in high gears (1,2, maybe 3) whether I am up shifting, downshifting, or moving in traffic, I get a squeak coming from the RR portion of the car. Can't tell whether it's from...
  6. Rear End Squeaking. Please help.

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    I have a 2007 Mustang GT (automatic, CAI, Pypes axelbacks, stock suspension, 112,000 miles). When i slowly drive out from a dead stop i can hear a squeaky noise coming from the rear end. Driving at normal speeds, I cant hear anything. I know its not the brakes, because when i tap on the brakes...
  7. Help identifying part for GT convertible

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Hey I have a 2008 GT convertible. There is a fabric flap that is attached to the rear of the upper part of the back seat. The previous owner or shop sliced through this flap in order to remove the back seat at some point. I would like to replace this flap as it is visible through the rear...
  8. Rear end swap, year comparability?

    V6 Tech
    Hello, I have a 2000 v6 mustang and I've notice that I've got a good amount of play in my ring and pinion gears. I want to change them out and get a posi diff at the same time but they don't make a lot of performance parts for our v6's. I've checked on American muscle and ebay and Craig's list...
  9. 1966 Mustang Rear Upgrade

    Classic Tech
    I am doing my first restomod on my 66 Coupe. Im swapping the C4 out for a T5 and im going to do some work to the 289 to give it some extra juice. Ive never done any work to the rear on a car but im pretty sure mine has a stock 8 in. I dont think it is posi and I dont know the stock gears. Any...
  10. Rear End Question !

    5.0L Tech
    i currently have my 88 gt roller :bigthumbsup how ever no motor no tranny no drive shaft and now i relized i also got it with no rear gears =[ so i was trying to move it and of corse i didnt know it didnt have rear gears soooo the axcels were coming out of the rear and i was unable to move it...
  11. 1978 Mustang II with Maverick rear end??

    Mustang II Tech
    I read on another forum that a 5 lug Maverick rear end will bolt "right in" my 1978 Mustang II. Does anyone know if this is correct? That would give me the 5 lug I want to change over to!!
  12. Rear sounds like a loaded clothes dryer...

    4.6L Tech
    So I recently attempted a rebuild/gear install of my 2004 Mustang GT. Needless to say, after days of cursing, I eventually got everythin assembled. I ensured the gear pattern and lashing were correct prior to closing everything up and putting a Ford Racing aluminum diff cover and filling it with...
  13. Question about Roush Rear valance. Can you remove the "Roush" lettering?

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    I have a v6 and somebody ran into my mustang. I had enough insurance money to replace everything and got the Roush side skirts and front bumper with cervinis ram air hood. My rear bumper was fine so i didnt mess with it. Now i got the money for the roush rear valance and exhaust so it would...
  14. Rear Bumper Tailpipe Delete Kit

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    Hey all, I do not plan on ever getting pipes in the back of my car and I am looking for a kit to delete those openings.. or are there bumpers out there without exhaust holes? J
  15. my poor frame ;(

    5.0L Tech
    well for two hours yesterday i was on here google and youtube trying to figure out what this popping noise is from my rear and of course i thought it was a ujoint ball joint strut rear diff but no... i took it to a trusted muffler shop and he showed me the dreaded cracking up and around my right...
  16. Grinding in the rear?

    4.6L Tech
    Hey guys, I drove my 1998 gt home from school today. It's about an hour and fifteen minute drive (mostly highway). When i got off the highway and made left or right turns i started to hear grinding and rubbing in the middle and rear of the car. I checked under the car and nothing was loose or...
  17. Rear Spring Install?

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Has anyone done this mod to the v6? Just curious how it works out and if any pinion angle adjustments or panhard adjustments need to be made.
  18. stock rear end with 355 gear is good to how much abuse?

    5.0L Tech
    Can I beef up my existing rear end or do I need to replace max power around 390 -400 planned? Came out of a saleen so I think it has the traction lock....
  19. v8 rear lip fitment on a v6 bumper

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    hey guys i have a 2007 ford mustang V6. the rear bumper is stock and i have been looking into the lip kits for it.. i found one thats the white one in the pictures and it for sure fits on the v6 bumper.. the thing i want to know is if i can fit the v8 lip on the v6 bumper? thats the orange one...
  20. Suggested price to rebuild rear end and install gears?

    5.0L Talk
    Hey all, I have a 1984 mustang gt and currently am still using the puny 7.5 rear end. I pulled an 8.8 from out of the junkyard the other day and want to have some 3.73s installed and have it completely rebuilt. I've called a few local shops and the cheapest I've found is $600 if I supply the...