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Add a pr of carrier bearings & a speed sensor & of course fluid.....
Do you guys think I need new seal kit and bearings ?


Would hate to have things opened up without having those after further reading !
Like I mentioned earlier, I ordered carrier bearings & a speed sensor vs removing the bearings & speed sensor. Lot quicker & you don't have to sweat damaging the bearings when trying to remove them as well as the sensor. If you carefully remove the axles & not damage the seals, Why change them?
 

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Nice sounds good, genuine Ford parts I gather, and a transmission shop that knows what they are doing, even more so if I get a final drive put in, 3.79 or 4.75 is offered by Mfactory, dont think I would do a 4.75, seems like too much for a mostly daily driver.
 

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Nice sounds good, genuine Ford parts I gather, and a transmission shop that knows what they are doing, even more so if I get a final drive put in, 3.79 or 4.75 is offered by Mfactory, dont think I would do a 4.75, seems like too much for a mostly daily driver.
Get them to install the new speed sensor & carrier bearings & use your ring gear off the old diff on to the new diff...simple. btw now would be the time to swap out your front sway bar is you were to add a bigger one.
 

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Sounds good, I do have a Steeda rear swaybar all Fwerks stressbars, recently did front swaybar endlinks cause they were making a chatter, any recommendations on a beefier bar ?
 

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Sounds good, I do have a Steeda rear swaybar all Fwerks stressbars, recently did front swaybar endlinks cause they were making a chatter, any recommendations on a beefier bar ?
Eibach front bar w/ the Steeda race bar. Since you'll drop the cradle, lot easier to install a front bar.......
 

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Get them to install the new speed sensor & carrier bearings & use your ring gear off the old diff on to the new diff...simple. btw now would be the time to swap out your front sway bar is you were to add a bigger one.
I have a 3.82 final drive, I believe you are running a 3.56
My shop can do the work, we have put together about 6 or 7 mtx75's some with 4.75,and 4.06 and 3.41 final drives, some with a Kazz lsd and just did a phantom grip, which if you machine the gear faces in a lathe works suprisingly well.

You supply the parts and bring the box in we can do it for $500 cash, and yes we have all the factory shims, rotunda tools, and dial indicators to check the free play.
 

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Thanks, well I have no idea where you are located, and am getting a shop here to install these things and throw the clutch in as well, and motor mounts.

Yes definitely needed carrier bearings and speed sensor, car should be good to go by monday.
 

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Thanks, well I have no idea where you are located, and am getting a shop here to install these things and throw the clutch in as well, and motor mounts.

Yes definitely needed carrier bearings and speed sensor, car should be good to go by monday.
Possibly more like Tuesday, since Monday is Memorial day.
 

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Thanks, well I have no idea where you are located, and am getting a shop here to install these things and throw the clutch in as well, and motor mounts.

Yes definitely needed carrier bearings and speed sensor, car should be good to go by monday.
Be sure to ask them how they plan to check and shim if needed the free play in the new diff. If they give you a vague answer dont give them your business.

It cost several hundred dollars to buy the Ford specific shop tool and shims which are nla to do this correctly. Its an investment we made to build rally transmission for our rally effort.

All rally friend add a "tranny shop install his 4.75 final drive, it made it about 20 miles to the tune of a $100 a mile

We are located 20 minutes east of downtown Seattle.
 

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Thanks, well I have no idea where you are located, and am getting a shop here to install these things and throw the clutch in as well, and motor mounts.

Yes definitely needed carrier bearings and speed sensor, car should be good to go by monday.
Be sure to ask them how they plan to check and shim if needed the free play in the new diff. If they give you a vague answer dont give them your business.

It cost several hundred dollars to buy the Ford specific shop tool and shims which are nla to do this correctly. Its an investment we made to build rally transmission for our rally effort.

All rally friend add a "tranny shop install his 4.75 final drive, it made it about 20 miles to the tune of a $100 a mile

We are located 20 minutes east of downtown Seattle.

Hey I am in Vancouver Canada, thanks for advice, the guy i got to do the job had the correct tool, and experience with Ford transmissions, also got the stage 2 clutch in, wow the car is very different, hopefully the clutch break in period is accurate, is tough drivin so gently when want to rip it, definitely chatters and feels grindy at times , I have driven 425 km so 250 miles so far.

Not sure how crossing the border and getting work done on cars goes for us Canadians, hehe
 

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Not sure how crossing the border and getting work done on cars goes for us Canadians, hehe
I wouldn't think thats a problem, as lots of Canadians are always down here for lot of their shopping, ect. My sister lives in Lynden, Wa which is just north of Bellingham.....On the weekends the roads are always packed w/ Canadians.
 
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