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Okay, here's the deal, i've wanted to get some added pep into my 2004 v6 for a while and i think rear end gears would be great. i was looking into upgarding to some 3.73's and putting a track-lock into it. i wanted to know whether anybody knew whether using thes tock 7.5" rear end and buying gears and the t-lock then getting them installed would be cheaper than getting a 8.8" with the gears and t-lock already installed. or if it would be about equal. also, is there anything, like a ranger or something that i would be able to pull the 8.8 out of that already has that setup? another question. i know that on teh 2004 you need to program the computer to get the speedometer correct. would i need tobuy the programmer for that, or are there any shops that would be able to install the gears and reprogram the computer for me without buying the programmer myself?

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'67 coupe, wimbelton white. 331 stroker backed by a T5 and 4.56;1 9" detroit locker. not sure the horsepower or torque but i know it's fun, when it's running.

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: knifeman85 on 3/27/06 9:37am ]</font>
 

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It would be cheaper to swap out the entire rear for a Traction Lok 8.8. Depending on your locale and speed shop availability you can either have someone recal the speedo or get a programmer and do it yourself.



BTW the dealer can reprogram for gear swap as well.
 

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any idea on charges for a recal at the dealer? or know anyone in the seattle area of washington where i could get a good deal on an 8.8"?
 

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Call and ask them for a price. Probably 1hr at shop rate.
 
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