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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by cjo13, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. cjo13
    Joined: Jun 24, 2009
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    cjo13
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    from SD

    Just checking the waters here, Does anybody know the Rear end width on a 1933 Plymouth PD Coupe? I was looking for a 440 engine for my coupe and found a so so deal on a 71 Plymouth Satellite Sebring plus. This has a rebuilt early 440 and 727 trans. Thinking if I could use the Rear end and a few more parts off the car it might be worth it. Some research found that the Rear is 57.8" flange to flange and 62" Overall width.

    For some reason I am thinking a 440 and a 4 speed is just what this fenderless coupe would love.....

    CJO13
     
  2. 73RR
    Joined: Jan 29, 2007
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    73RR
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    Any fenderless coupe would benefit from a 440 4-spd...;)

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  3. Old Dude
    Joined: May 12, 2006
    Posts: 193

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    I have several early 440, 400, 361 & ect. I have a few 727 trannies. When i built mine over 12 to 14 years ago, i used 8" Maverive with built '78 360 from a Dodge Magnum, Lady owned, with low miles. Just seen a Hi-Boy '33 Friday night at Milford Cruise In. It looked tough ! I have all kind of speed parts for 440's. Reduction Starter, Cromed Alternator & so on. I was going to build a '34 Dodge Pk. Up. Cruise On,
    Old Dude.
     
  4. Von MoPar
    Joined: Jun 4, 2006
    Posts: 359

    Von MoPar
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    from Australia

    I think the "A body" 8 3/4" rear end would be the narrowest, and you would need a positive off set rim.....

    or the 58 to 60 ford 9" rear end (u bolts shockers/plates) will drop straight onto your existing rear leaf springs, still requiring a more positive off set rim.....to fit bigger rims and tires under the fenders.
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  5. notaford1
    Joined: Feb 6, 2012
    Posts: 196

    notaford1
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    from webster ny

    Satellite rear should fit fine I have an 8 3/4 coronet/satellite rear in my 29 Dodge and it is same width as the 8" ford I have in my 33 plymouth.Hope this helps.
     
  6. 1933dodge
    Joined: Apr 20, 2007
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    1933dodge
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    from MN

    You want an A body it will bolt up to the springs
     
  7. notaford1
    Joined: Feb 6, 2012
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    notaford1
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    from webster ny

    Just be aware that an A body rear has the small 4" bolt circle for the axles not the 4 1/2 that all the other mopars have
     
  8. signalsteve
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 42

    signalsteve
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    from NH

    74 dodge dart 8 3/4 posi works well too////
     

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