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Star Wars Axle Housings Part IV: Aluminum Modular Housings

Over the past weeks, we’ve taken a close look at fabricated (sheet metal) Ford housings.  They’re absolutely trick pieces of work (and they work well by the way) but they might not be correct or best suited to all applications.  You see there is one more very (very) good option available.  And that’s a modular […] Read More

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Star Wars Axle Housings Part III: Fabricated Ford Housings

In past segments of our “Star Wars Axle Housing” series, we looked at how and why the fabricated housing first became available. We also looked at the construction techniques used in assembly along with some of the available configurations and options.  This time around, we’ll conclude the sheetmetal housing portion of the series with a […] Read More

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Star Wars Axle Housings Part I: Fabricated Ford Housings

Ford 9-inch  rear axles are the darlings of drag racing (and other forms of racing too).  They’ve been used in everything from the lowest class Stockers all the way up to Top Fuel dragsters.  Unfortunately, in stock form, the Ford 9-inch housing isn’t as strong as its reputation.  Racers were (and still are) plagued with […] Read More

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