Installing the rear-end suspension and new axle

FOLLOW US SHARINGThe rear-end is in…yay… Nice on the rear axle. the powder coating turned out great and the suspension fits nicely. Here are some pictures. Took a while to install, the darn thing is too heavy and there is no room in my garage to navigate and align. the rear suspension from R&C was perfect though. I still have the cross member to fit, but will wait until the engine and drivetrain assembly are in so I┬ácan align the angle before I bolt it in. Other than that, pretty straight forward. Once this is in and done, i will […]

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Drivetrain Calculations

FOLLOW US SHARINGToday, I dropped off the rear axle to get it rebuilt, powder coated, and reinforced. It is the original 9″ rearend, with 2.75 gear ratio. I will post the details of that build when I get it. But I will say I am changing the ratio to 4.10:1. In order to figure out the whole drivetrain, I did a quick search online for a drivetrain calculator and came across this here. I am giving all credit to the author. I just took it and modified it to fit the resto-mod I am doing, add a few formatting and […]

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