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Another axle setup question
« on: April 28, 2014, 01:11:00 PM »
does anyone know what the pinion Angle is on a 80 pinto, I'm sure its the same for 74 and up...

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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2014, 05:57:40 PM »

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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2014, 08:28:35 PM »
its pretty simple if for a stock app.... it needs to be the exact opposite of the angle of the trans
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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 04:06:45 AM »
Pinturbo75, its not exactly a standard/stock setup. it's a 2.3T with a C4, a Aerostar aluminum driveshaft and a narrowed ford explorer 8.8 rear axle assy. that being said, would there be any difference in the pinion angle setup ?

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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 06:10:34 AM »
3-5 degrees will do it.

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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2014, 12:09:15 PM »
im running a 2.3 turbo with t5, aluminum driveshaft, and 8.8... to start off with I used the opposite angle of the trans and then added 2 degrees of negative offset on the rear.. only because I drag race the car occasionally.. that extra allows for the rear to correct alignment under hard acceleration.. ..
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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2014, 04:58:30 PM »
Got it, that's what I was thinking would be right. thanks to all... one more question for Pinturbo, what driveshaft are you using ? not sure weather I need a bigger/stronger one or not ?

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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2014, 05:19:41 PM »
I got one from a crown vic and had it shortened and new ujoints and correct ends added
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Re: Another axle setup question
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2014, 06:31:39 PM »
ok, not sure if there is any difference there, dia, thickness of material ?