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Re: ring and pinion gear

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10-11-2014 11:18:43

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Yep those old 1 tons where gears low and slow. I have a 1965 F350 with a 300 and 4 speed and has less then 81K miles on it. My dad blew the rear end out of it and we replaced it with a 4:11 one and can now get up to around 55-60 before it had a 5:73 rear end and 45 was top speed unless you went down a hill and pushed in the clutch pedal

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10-11-2014 17:44:47

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 Re: ring and pinion gear in reply to old, 10-11-2014 11:18:43  
Thanks for the reply. I'll be looking for that 373 or 354 ring and pinion to be able to drive beside you at 55 or 60mph. Have a good one. And let me know if you run into someone with that gear that I need for my 63. Take care.

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