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need your expert advise, please

Post #1 by Falcon Ranch » Mon Mar 02, 2009 2:01 am

I have a '61 Ranchero Falcon and am about to do some work for a guy who has three Econolines...one I am cutting panels from to repair his driver...the donor truck is a '67 heavy duty and has a very stout 9" and I am looking for another rear axle for my Ranchero...as I looked under both trucks the frames look to be the same distance apart...will this 9" bolt into my '61?...I am asking you guys cuz I have had no luck on locating any tech info like track width and such.

What kind of axle ratios did the E trucks come with?

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Post #2 by Does10s » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:38 am

The Econo rear end is a bunch wider. Almost 6" total I think.
It won't be a bolt in. You could always shorten it!

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Post #3 by Falcon Ranch » Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:44 am

Thanks for the info Does10s...that was very helpful.

Bummer :cry:

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