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    Got My Rear End Done...

    Got my rear end together thanks to MidWest Chassi..

    Parts list~
    Moser 33 spline gun drilled axels & Lightened ends,
    Moser 33 spline full spool,
    Svo rear cover,
    5/5 wheels studs,
    9" ends,
    Welded axle tubes,
    Braced from center to end,
    Motive light weight Ax 4.88 gear,
    Strange 1350 pinion yoke,
    Moroso U-Joint girdle,
    Midwest Chassi lower relocators,
    UPR sepherical bushings,
    Tabs welded on to hold my braided brake lines,
    Quad shock brackets removed.

    Not yet added is the Anti Roll Bar mounts that will be added when i take it in to get that installed which is a Midwest Chassi design and i am also getting their upper and lower control arms made which i should have in a little while.

    Midwest Chassis & Performance, Inc.
    Custom Fabrication - Rearends to Rollcages, Suspension & More - Procharger and Strange Engineering Dealer - 127 N. Mcarthur Dr. North Pekin, IL 61554 309-382-6252

    I will get some more pics soon..

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    san antonio, texas
    hey bud, the strange 1350 pinion yoke comes with some heavy duty
    straps for the u-joint, the u-straps are the way to go in holding the
    joints, with this you don't need the moroso girdle, but its there now 8)

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    Thanks for the advice.

    I guess it just comes down to preference as the straps work well but only put pressure in the center of the u-joint were the gurdle puts pressure on the hole u-joint including making it so there is no side to side movement.

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    san antonio, texas
    for me it was not preference but seeing the guy who split his yoke
    and differential juice all on the starting line after a transbrake
    jerk of torque and we have a yoke/joint failure. So i wanted to see
    what the big horsepwr cars were using, well i was lucky to meet
    pat musi at a gm event in vegas and asked him all sorts of info,
    and he uses a mark williams yoke with straps, he said its the initial
    take off that gets all the parts tested and he also changes everything
    after so many runs, but the info on the concetrated pressure is
    interesting, but i think i will go with what the pros are using 8)

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    Ironicly thats why i went with the straps necause most of the Mustang guys run those so thats why i picked them up..

    Now granted they are not "pro's" by no means just guys that run Outlaw class's and true 10.5 stuff like that.

    I do agree though as i was always taught that (IF YOU WANT TO GO FAST ASK THE PEOPLE THAT ARE GOING FAST!)....

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    san antonio, texas
    you know those guys might not be pros but their cars still
    take alot of torque, and i was going to purchase the moroso
    ujoint part until i was told to use the straps, i tell you, everyone
    has what they like, i just don't want to be the guy who spills
    my rear at the starting line, good luck :wink:

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    I feel you there as that has always been a concern of mine.. Thanks goodness instead of puking a rear end last year it just burnt thru the posi instead.. lol

    Was still able to muster 1.54 off of one wheel though..

    Can't wait to see what it will be like with both tires working now.. Still didn't work to bad for a full wieght stock suspension Mustang though and power only going to one wheel.. It was a hand full to drive thats for sure down the track.. lol

    Every time i shifted it wanted to wiggle a bit.. lol

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    san antonio, texas
    uh ho, did not know the joint had the fittings for grease realy
    makes them a weak link for failure, was told not to use with
    fittings, they break :cry:

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    I think i should be ok, my buddy went low 9's with the same split size u-joint. lol So i am sure my 11 sec car will do just fine...

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