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I am pulling my old 8" rear with a 2.79 ratio for a brand new 9" 3.50 posi unit from Currie Enterprises. I need to know what I need to do for the shock mounts on the new 9" rear. The guy at Currie said my old ones won't work. Where can I get new ones for the 9"? Thanks.

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You may simply have to re-drill the u-bolt holes because the 9" housing is a larger diameter.
 
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I just pulled the 6 cyl. rearend out of my '70 coupe and bolted in a 9" from a '73 Mustang. The axle tubes were the same diameter and the shock mount plates were identical.

So unless Currie uses a larger tube size on the rearend than stock, it should bolt in.

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Some of the early eights narrow down right behind te wheel while later 8s and all 9s do not. Look at your axle, if it looks like this on the ends....
http://users.zoominternet.net/~dodgeram/images/65MUS066.jpg
You may be visiting the local bone yard looking for new mount plates. Otherwise, the old one should work.
 
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