Ford 9" rear end

Old 07-24-2010, 01:53 PM
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Default Ford 9" rear end

I just bought a new car and it has a braced ford 9". I would like to know how much rear end dope goes in? Three quarts or ? Thanks
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Old 07-24-2010, 02:52 PM
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Just fill it to the bottom of the fill plug. When it starts leaking from the fill plug, it is full.
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Old 07-24-2010, 04:27 PM
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2qts
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Old 08-05-2010, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by hammertime
2qts
Thanks hammertime!
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Old 08-05-2010, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by fla1976
Just fill it to the bottom of the fill plug. When it starts leaking from the fill plug, it is full.
Have you been smoking something!?
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Old 08-05-2010, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by fla1976
Just fill it to the bottom of the fill plug. When it starts leaking from the fill plug, it is full.
he is not smoking anything--it is how you fill a 9 inch rearend and lots of others also!!
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Old 08-05-2010, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by lively
Originally Posted by fla1976
Just fill it to the bottom of the fill plug. When it starts leaking from the fill plug, it is full.
he is not smoking anything--it is how you fill a 9 inch rearend and lots of others also!!
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Lively...thanks. But I must be missunderstanding something. If I fill my 9" up to the top of the fill plug ( located on top of the housing ) that would create a LOT of pressure and most likely spit out all over the place...
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Old 08-06-2010, 02:50 AM
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The fill plug should be on the side of the housing a little higher than the level of the pinion gear. It sounds like you are looking at the pressure vent on the top of the housing.
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Old 08-06-2010, 05:33 AM
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It's probably a race prepped housing with a fill cap welded on the top and sealed axle bearings. 2 quarts would be plenty.
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Old 08-06-2010, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ccperf721p
It's probably a race prepped housing with a fill cap welded on the top and sealed axle bearings. 2 quarts would be plenty.
me did not understand what housing you had ops: ops:
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