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2000 Ford Mustang Base 2dr Coupe

2000 Ford Mustang
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Subcompact
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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November 8, 2012, 3:30 pm

Bob B
 

Question: Im rebuilding a Ford 8.8 rearead and need advise on the mash pattern

[IMG]http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y444/AC427FFR/Drive1_zpsa3406c5f.jpg[/IMG]
180 degrees from first pic.
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Gear lash .011 the back of the ring gear runs out of.0025. Is this a acceptable pattern?


November 16, 2012, 6:50 pm

Ron W
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I can't really tell by your pics. In general you wan the contact point to be in the middle and centered.

Here's a link to how to set one up.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAqAqODmcj4

It's a Toyota, but the pattern is the same no matter what diff you are setting up.


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