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1952 F1 ford truck

Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by Bigs2ss, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. Bigs2ss
    Joined: May 15, 2009
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    Bigs2ss
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    from Illinois

    Trying to help a friend with his 52 f1 truck . He needs to change the rear end gear . Need to know what is the cheapest way to go . What rear ens could we get . It has 3.90 gears now , i'm sure someone no's . That is what is good about this site . :)
     
  2. Bigs2ss
    Joined: May 15, 2009
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    Bigs2ss
    Member
    from Illinois

    Can anyone help on my friends 1952 f1 pick-up need to go to a different gear so he can drive on high way easier . He has 3.90 in now .we are trying to find a newer rear end with 5 lug .
     
  3. This is the intro board read the STICKY follow the rules then you will get your answer
     
  4. use a Ford 9" from a 1958-1972 Ford 1/2 ton pickup for stock width. 58-66 are a bolt-in but get the u-bolts from the donor truck. Later ones require moving the shock mounts. The driveshaft will need shortened no matter which you choose.
     
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