1. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    anyone think a racecraft 9inch fab'd rear is a bit over kill for a stock 302??? really how sexy is this thing?!?!?
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  2. Boss 351

    Boss 351 Here sthhhhhhhheeeve take a picthh of my man flowe

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    Overkill? LOL I got 250lb-ft of torque! Yo!
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  3. VibrantRedGT

    VibrantRedGT "STANGNET'S PENGUIN SMACKER" Super Mod

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    I'd hit it.
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  4. betke76

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    At least you wouldnt have to worry about reliability
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  5. RacEoHolic330

    RacEoHolic330 I like to dress like a pretty girl SN Certified Technician

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    I wouldn't consider it overkill as long as you have enough power to turn it over.
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  6. Rick 91GT

    Rick 91GT SN Certified Technician Site Sponsor

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    D, you'd be looking at $3500 easy to do the entire rear....plus $400 in new control arms. I just priced out a 9" Strange set-up with a Team Z housing I can fill you in, atleast it looks like the Racecraft has the attachment points in the correct position.
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  7. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    haha im not actually buying one... its justs exy as hell.

    rick
    eric from racecraft aka skinnyman just went 1.11 on a 275 last month with that rear in his car.
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  8. Sharad

    Sharad ALWAYS choose the V over the P!!! Wait... what? Site Sponsor

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    Funny, I woke up this morning thinking about the same topic. I'm getting ready to start putting together an old '86 later this year, and the car already has an 8.8 with an auburn diff and a 3.27 gear... but I'm thinking it will be easier to just buy another Strange sheetmetal 9" like I have in my '89. Don't have to worry about c-clip eliminators, don't have to worry about setting up new guts with 33 or 35 spline axles, don't have to worry about installing new brakes... just call Strange and place an order.

    I think I'm going to do that. Sure a sheetmetal 9" is overkill for a car that I'm hoping will run low tens, but it IS the easy route.
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  9. 1991notchbackLX

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    B cam, GT40s, and that rear = low 8 second quarter mile
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  10. Rick 91GT

    Rick 91GT SN Certified Technician Site Sponsor

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    umm..you forgot stickers and Flowmasters
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  11. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    and 175 dry shot
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    LarsD Founding Member

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    Funny topic. I've been thinking about how my 91 should get a 9" as well.
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  13. FastDriver

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    That is one nice looking rear end you have ;)
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  14. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    stop looking at my ass! but thanks ive been hitting the stairmaster!
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  15. Vanessa91

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    Meh, needs more IRS.
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  16. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    Screw an IRS I worked in the shop of the biggest 03/04 tuner in the country for about 4 years. If I never install another half shaft or set of its bushings I'll be a happy man
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    why doesn't your fox have IRS?
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  18. Boosted92LX

    Boosted92LX Mustang Master

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    I used to love IRS until a few of my friends bought corvettes and guilted me into working on them. Don't know if Cobras are as bad, but setting up rear spindle bearing thrust on a C3 Corvette is a pain in the third member. I will never, ever ever ever never buy one of those things!
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  19. Vanessa91

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    Who said it doesnt?
    A c3 IRS is old tech by the standard of IRS. Termi's got a bum wrap because they crammed an IRS into a car designed for a solid axle. C5's and C6's are deep into the 8's on IRS, stock IRS. Stock, yes they blow, but so does a stock 8.8
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  20. RacEoHolic330

    RacEoHolic330 I like to dress like a pretty girl SN Certified Technician

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    The Cobra IRS's become a lot less susceptible to breaking when you get rid of all the rubber bushings that contribute to the wheel hop that tends to snap half shafts.
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