Ford 9" rear end

Old 08-06-2010, 06:02 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.
yes dont fill that one to the fill lol
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:41 AM
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still should have the level plug on the side of the carrier shouldn't it ??
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Old 08-06-2010, 08:55 AM
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Mine has both.
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Old 08-06-2010, 10:13 PM
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Most rearends take around 3 quarts to fill completely to the "level plug" located on teh side of the housing, usually it's a inverted 3/8 square drive.


In race trim though, most guys will cut that amount by about a quart, hence the 2 quarts recommend.

I run 2 qts in my dana 60 and its alot bigger than a 9 housing :wink:
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Old 08-07-2010, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by fla1976
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.
fla 1976 you ar right on. On the front side of my housing ( trans side )almost about 2/3rds up is a plug. My rearend is a race built / pro rearend. Its also between the "fins" on my MW chunk. Thanks again.
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Old 08-07-2010, 10:05 AM
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Thanks for all the help everyone!!! Im good to go. Will be using Richmonds synthetic 75 - 140 .
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Old 08-11-2010, 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Shaybliss71
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
pull one axle fill housing until when you look in the axle tube with a flashlight the lube has reached the bottom of the tube then make a note of the amount used
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