Factory 9" rear end

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  1. Krazy Comet

    Krazy Comet Tom Supporting Member

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    LOL agreed, I've seen a lot of build sheets in my time but never one that listed anything about a non std rear end...

    I used to know a guy who waited for like two months for his '69 Fairlane 500 with 2bbl 351 & top loader 4-speed to be built(he ordered it)... Supposedly there was a shortage on the transmissions used for small blocks in the Fairlanes/Torinos... I don't have any proof but I don't think he lied about it...
     
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    The guy is full'a crap. No Maverick ever came with a 9" from the factory. End of story.
     
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    We get these claims from time to time. It's always interesting how they turn out :)
     
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    The only logical explanation (if the car does have a 9" which I doubt) is that the rear end has been replaced at some point. Maybe with a Granada 9" due to an accident or something.

    As Acornridgeman said strange things happen. I bought a base 79 F100 from a guy once with a 6 cylinder and 3 speed on the column. It had a pos 4:11 rear end. He had it change as soon as he bought so the truck would pull his boat out of the water better.
     
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    Where do you get a "Build Sheet"??
     
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    Him stating #47 of 133 cars built in 1977 (meaning with these options, I would assume) sounds like one of those more expensive Marti Reports and not a build sheet. :huh:
     
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    I was out in my Mav. today. a Guy waved me down and told me he had a new '72 with a Boss 302 in it and it was the baddest thing on the street...:huh:
     
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    I know a guy who bought a '70 Maverick that came with a 13:1 compression '69 Boss 302 installed. It was a Bud Moore built...not factory. Also it came with a 9" Dana rear end with Doug Nash 5-speed. It came with 'glass fenders and bumper, a Pinto Rack & Pinion with Plymouth Torsion Bar Suspension. His car probably only has around 500 original miles and never been rained on.


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    My response to that will now be performed by Yoko Ono.

     
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    OK - I made it through 3 notes of this "song" only because I couldn't get to my "X" button any quicker :vomito:
     
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    Fish OutOfWater Brian

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    I don't know what you guys mean. She still has it! Still hot too! Hot as ever! Oh, and by 9" Dana, I assume you mean a Dana 60. That's 9-3/4"
     

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