Gears & Axles - Rear end swap write up????




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ShadowZ28
10-26-2003, 09:27 AM
Is there any good rear end swap write up's out there? I have a new Ford 8.8 rear end coming in a week or so. The builder says it's complete bolt in just like 12bolt would be but I'd like to get a little familar with the whole process before I try and tackle it myself.

Thanks
Joe


BLKWS6
10-27-2003, 10:17 AM
GMHIGHTECH PERFORMANCE had a Strange 12bolt install recently in one of the issues. Check out their website.

theblur98ss
10-27-2003, 09:35 PM
www.projecttransam.com


Damian
10-28-2003, 08:05 AM
ShadowZ28, I just installed one of Craig's rears in my car. Shoot me an email when you're about to install it. I have a couple of small pointers for you.

Josh

Classic
10-28-2003, 09:22 AM
Its pretty straight forward - just jack the car up, support the rear with a jack, and the car with jack stands. Disconect everything from the rear (LCAs, shocks, PHR, brakes, etc., etc.). Drop rear down, pull out from under car, install new one in reverse order. Thats about it.

ShadowZ28
10-28-2003, 12:56 PM
Thanks for the response's guys they've all helped.

ShadowZ28, I just installed one of Craig's rears in my car. Shoot me an email when you're about to install it. I have a couple of small pointers for you.

Josh

Josh I'll be emailing u in a couple of weeks when i receive the rear. Thanx

Joe

Cal
10-29-2003, 02:37 PM
You will need to salvage the caliper mounting plates from your old axle to put on the new one, or buy a new set.

Mr Ed
10-29-2003, 03:12 PM
This is for a Strange 12-bolt but I would think that it would basically be the same.
http://members.aol.com/InjuneerZZ/Strange12.htm