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Differential swap?
#683222 Mon Oct 04 2010 11:54 PM
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I swapped out my original ring and pinion for a 3:55 to 1 set. Worked well for awhile, then had a disaster. Unsure what the problem is after dozens of hours, am thinking of replacing the whole rear end. It's a '51 half-ton with a 235. Is there an easy fit for a later unit? I have a 4-speed gearbox in the truck.

Re: Differential swap?
bob in ri #683309 Tue Oct 05 2010 05:13 AM
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Easiest swap would be to another '48 to '54 stock rear. Otherwise you are looking at an open drive rear and a little searching here will give you all the options.


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