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Hey guys! I Have been gathering some parts for my 90 LX coupe. I have located an 8.8 diff out of an 88 GT. I also have a 9inch out of a granada w/4.11 and discs. Would this 9 inch fit (other then fabbin up some mounts) ?? I Also have a chance to have a 9inch narrowed for free if i want. But would axles be too expensive then?? I want this car to be a budget builder for the track...cost and simplicity are a factor.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, as always!


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Budget and track may be opposite terms. Any time you have to gen something up special or machine it special, that makes it one-off and hard to replace if it breaks. Currie makes a great conversion for the 9", not cheap. A more economical way to go is with the 8.8 GT and just change the gears out and put a locker, spool, or add a plate to the stock stack in the trac loc. A really super cheap way is to weld up the spider gears for a cheap spool (race only), look for it to break. I'd be looking at a way to swap those disk brakes onto the 8.8. My $.02.. L8tr, Ron
 

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Thanks Ron, ya the 8.8 sounds the best at the moment. I just want to create a track car to have some fun with and keep my "good" stang for the street.
Thanks for your input!

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An 8.8 rear would be more efficient with your HP and putting discs on them are very easy.
 
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