79 Malibu rear end

Old 11-20-2008, 06:45 PM
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Default 79 Malibu rear end

can someone tell me what rear end a 79 malibu might have came with stock,7.5 or 8.2 or 8.5?
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Old 11-20-2008, 07:24 PM
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7.5 I believe...
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Old 11-20-2008, 11:30 PM
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7.5 garbage, in the Malibu's, and 1979 El Camino's. The biggest gear available is 4.56 and the rest of the housing/axles is still to weak to race seriously. I have both, but the 1980 Malibu now has a 9" ford in it.

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Old 11-25-2008, 05:38 AM
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YOU COULD USE A 10 BOLT FROM A 86-87 GRAND NATIONAL,IT HAS A 8.5 RING GEAR.I USE ONE IN MY SS MONTE CARLO BUT I CHANGED TO 33 SPLINE MOSER AXLE'S AND SPOOL WITH C-CLIP ELIMINATORS.
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