Rear End

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  1. MountainMav

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    Door code under axle says " 3 "
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    That breaks down to a 2.79:1 rear ratio....only available in an 8" rear axle.

    The 7.5" rear ratio's are:

    5 - 2.83:1
    C - 3.08:1
    8 - 3.20:1


    Now....the curious part is....how did you car end up with a 7.5" rear axle underneath it?????
     
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    Someone in the middle of the night or the dealer...
     
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    then my rear end is a 8 inch...because according to the break down of the vin...my ratio is a 2.79 that is stock on the maverick..
     
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    stmanser Looking for a Maverick

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    does anyone have the website url for the vin decoder ....i used it when i first got the maverick and i cant seem to find it anymore
     
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    dmhines Dixie Maverick Boy

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    :clap::clap::clap: Put that in the FAQ's!
     
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    stmanser Looking for a Maverick

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    thank you craig......YAY!
     
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    Mavaholic Growing older but not up! Supporting Member

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    Tell that to Ford Motorsports. They carry a track-loc rear for the 9" and the 7.5 but not the 8". Go figure. :huh:
     
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    stmanser Looking for a Maverick

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    ok here we go...try and figure this out....

    my vin is 1k91u224696

    according to the decoder...my car is a 1970 maverick....with the u for 170 CID engine...because the decoder does not have a U for the 1971 decoding...


    WOW...am i confused now.....LOL
     
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    U is a 170 no matter what year Maverick 70-72 ... A 1971 Maverick with a 170 would have come with an 8-inch rear and 4-lug axles .... there is no confusion.
     

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