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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-23-2007, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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8.8 gear sets

Now this is a first for me and need a little info. I am changing my 3.08 gears in my mustang to 3.73. Could anyone tell me a little info on what the backlash should be and possible pinion depth? The gearset is used therefore have no manufacture info. thanks
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Re: 8.8 gear sets

Normally the depth is scribed into the back side of the pinion gear or it can sometimes be stamped, but most of the time it's scribed. Backlash is usually around .008-.012. Maybe at much as .020 on a used gearset.

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