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Technical 64 Fairlane rear 8 inch narrrowing 1"

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by 427HRMike, Jul 27, 2019.

  1. finn
    Joined: Jan 25, 2006
    Posts: 675


    I have a Maverick 8” going in my 65 Falcon, and I’m not too worried about it (because I am old, I guess), but remember, the 63, 64, and 65 Fairlane with the 289/271 came with a 9” as part of the package.

    If you are at all familiar with an automotive assembly plant and the design and release process, you will understand that something seemingly so simple is a relatively large project to integrate into a production facility, especially for such a low production option.

    Ford must have really thought it was important to have a 9” in the hipo cars.
  2. True, but the same motor in the Mustang got the 8". Shelby had to add the 9" for the GT350s...
  3. fiftyv8
    Joined: Mar 11, 2007
    Posts: 4,996

    from CO & WA

    I'd say do it once and do it right.
    It is a good thing you asked the question as you have numerous replies and a great choice of solutions.
    Short cuts rarely last or hold up and who wants to be stuck on the side of the highway...

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