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    I've gotta do a better street test but I did a...

    I've gotta do a better street test but I did a short brake stand in the driveway and only one spun...the passenger side rear. My experience in the burn box at the drags is that pass side rear will...
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    correct it is the stock 8.8 with 9" housing ends....

    correct it is the stock 8.8 with 9" housing ends. Yep, friction modifier was used. No chattering and super smooth driving. Maybe too smooth!

    I'd consider saving up for a better unit vs trying...
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    Got it...thx! Can this be done without removing...

    Got it...thx! Can this be done without removing the carrier? Just swapping clutches and steels in situ or do I have to pull the unit?
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    Yep, it's a clutch type. No, it wasn't moving at...

    Yep, it's a clutch type. No, it wasn't moving at all. Shoot. Wish there was a way to tighten it up. Hate to have to go out and buy another LSD or Locker...
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    nearly new Ford trac lok not working on ice?

    I recently upgraded with rear axle with 9" housing ends, Moser 31 spline axles and a Ford Performance (stock) 31 spline trac lok.

    I take it drag racing a decent amount and spectators tell me it...
  6. THanks! That's good info. I'm living with...

    THanks! That's good info. I'm living with "decent" braking now, it stops the wagon well and holds the rear brakes well enough for my 2 step at the drag strip. Would like better holding power...
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    ok, final question: which is the correct...

    ok, final question:

    which is the correct spring compressor to use? I ordered this one from Harbor Freight, but looking at my wagon, this may not work:...
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    Ok. I was just needing to replace all my front...

    Ok. I was just needing to replace all my front end bushings because they're all looking tired and they're 36 years old.

    So, I was thinking that replacing the upper and lower arms with moog...
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    Aero front end swap questions

    I;ve read the stickys and several threads about this but I just wanted to make sure what I'm planning will work:

    I need to replace all the original front end bushings on my 84 wagon, and I want to...
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    thx, yeah I did buy that kit but it doesn't have...

    thx, yeah I did buy that kit but it doesn't have the really long stud that I broke. I guess I'll use the long bolt from that kit and clearance the accy bracket if need be. One less mounting stud on...
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    ugh, I just broke one of the long water pump...

    ugh, I just broke one of the long water pump studs and can't find one anywhere - anyone know where to buy one of the long water pump studs? I'm amazed these don't exist!
  12. Yeah, those brakes are definitely dragging,...

    Yeah, those brakes are definitely dragging, jacked up the rear end and it's tough to spin the rear tires in neutral and I can hear the pads scraping the rotors.

    It appears that the fittings in...
  13. OK, I think the residual valve must be in the...

    OK, I think the residual valve must be in the combination/prop valve that is on the frame rail. It's strange - has both brake lines from the master going in and 3 lines going out: one to each from...
  14. is the residual valve in line somewhere or it is...

    is the residual valve in line somewhere or it is housed in the prop valve that is mounted on the frame below the master cylinder?
  15. Interesting. The guy I use for custom work...

    Interesting. The guy I use for custom work sometimes suggested a 1 1/8" mark V master cylinder for more fluid push and stiffer pedal, which I would like. If you all think the 90s mc would be better...
  16. converted to Explorer rear disc brakes - are brakes dragging? Pedal could be better

    Hi Everyone,

    I recently upgraded my 8.8 rear in 84 wagon to 31 spline axles, 9" housing ends etc and Explorer rear disc brakes. I think these brakes have a 1 7/8" piston. Looking at the specs...
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    Thanks guys, I'd be interested to see how much...

    Thanks guys, I'd be interested to see how much wider the later axles are...Right now I could use a little more clearance between my rear tires and the frame. I may also go wider in the future, which...
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    Box rear disc brake swap info?

    I know this info is on the forums but I can't seem to find it, I would like to upgrade to rear disc brakes on my 84 Wagon but I can't find the sticky/FAQ/threads on doing this?

    I think the Aeros...
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    Correct, Mine does too, but 8.8 parts will fit. ...

    Correct, Mine does too, but 8.8 parts will fit. From what I understand, the housings are the same just the size of the ring gear is different. I have 3.55 gears and posi from an 8.8 mustang rear...
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    That's good to know. I was thinking about a...

    That's good to know. I was thinking about a "budget" rear axle build and this list of parts would not be difficult or expensive. I would want some type of axle retention other than c clips so maybe...
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    high HP rear end options

    Hi everyone, got a question for y'all:

    I am probably pushing the limits of the stock rear in my 84 wagon. Only upgrades are 3.55 gears and a trac loc. Right now my wagon run the 1/4 mile deep...
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    still have the "kit" as listed minus the pms and...

    still have the "kit" as listed minus the pms and ecu...all of the other parts are sold except the 3"full exhaust.
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    Explorer intakes, cylinder heads and converter...

    Explorer intakes, cylinder heads and converter sold. Also pms and ecu.
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    rockers, Explorer intakes and Lightning TB and...

    rockers, Explorer intakes and Lightning TB and EGR spacer are sold.
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    deal pending on these, lighting TB/EGR and...

    deal pending on these, lighting TB/EGR and intakes....yes they are roller rockers with factory pedestal mount, from 93 mustang cobra.
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