How much HP can a Ford 9-inch handle?

How much HP can a Ford 9-inch handle?

They’re good to 800 hp, if built properly. The next step beyond that would be the high end, completely redesigned, Mark Williams billet-aluminum housing. “It’s the same deal with common production 28-spline axles.

What is so good about a Ford 9-inch?

The Ford 9-inch is desirable because it has a removable carrier, which allows quick rear end changes. Many racers carry an extra carrier assembly with a different rear end ratio so they can try different combinations on the same day while at the track.

What came with a Ford 9-inch rear end?

The Ford 9-inch rear end, so named because of its 9-inch ring gear diameter, was manufactured from 1957 to 1987 by the Ford Motor Company and installed in some intermediate and most full-size Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury passenger cars, F-Series ½-ton trucks, and Econoline vans.

How much horsepower can a Dana 60 handle?

Additionally, the Dana 60 (S60) from Strange comes equipped with their beefy 35-spline alloy axles and carrier that can handle over 1,000 horsepower. A vintage Dana 60 like ours with its stock 23-spline axles and clutch-type Sure-Grip is limited to roughly 700 horsepower of sticky tire, strip action.

What vehicles came with a Ford 9-inch?

Common applications

  • 1957-1986 Ford F-100 & F-150.
  • 1958-1960 Edsel (All series including Wagons)
  • 1976-1980 Ford Granada.
  • 1976-1979 Lincoln Versallies.
  • 1957-1970 Ford Fairlane.
  • 1957-1971 Ford Thunderbird.
  • 1964 1/2-1973 Ford Mustang.
  • 1966-1983 Ford Bronco.

What vehicles come with a Ford 9 inch?

When did Ford stop using the 9 inch rear end?

The Ford 9-inch is an automobile axle manufactured by Ford Motor Company. It is known as one of the most popular axles in automotive history. It was introduced in 1957 model year cars and ended production in 1986, having been phased out in favor of the Ford 8.8 inch axle.

What is the difference between Dana 44 and Dana 60?

The Dana 44 axles use u-joints that measure 2.18 inches from snap ring to snap ring. The Dana 60 axle uses u-joints that measure three inches from snap ring to snap ring. The Dana 60 has a larger ring gear, larger axle tubes, larger axle shafts, and overall is much stronger.

Does a Ford 9-inch have C clips?

Unlike the 12-bolt, the 9-inch rear has a removable third- member. This makes it easy to swap gears, which is an important plus for dual-purpose street/strip cars. There are no failure-prone C-clip axles in this rearend; bolt-in, bearing-retainer axles are standard equipment.

What is a Ford 9 inch rear end housing?

The Ford 9 inch housing has a vast amount of ford 9 inch gear ratios available. This combined with easy assembly make it popular for fine tuning your rear gear for any particular track. Strange Engineering has designed improvements to the Ford 9 inch rear ends for the drag racing industry.

What is a Ford 9 inch rear axle?

The Ford 9 inch housing is a semi-floating, drop-out axle. Because of their strength you will see these 9 inch rear ends in just about every make of car, not just Fords. What makes Ford 9 inch axles different from other high performance rear ends is how the ring and pinion gear is accessed.

Who makes the best Ford 9 inch RARS?

Strange Engineering is the most recognized name in the aftermarket industry when it comes to Ford 9 inch rears. From high performance street cars to top fuel, Strange Ford 9 inch housings are relied on by more racers than all other manufacturers combined.

How many gears does a Ford 9 inch center section have?

Customer Reviews View All Reviews Ford 9″ Complete Center Section / Third Member I bought this Product with 3.50 gears and with an Eaton Truetrac and short wide 1330 yoke.