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Old 10-16-2008, 08:06 AM   #1
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At my local Mustang Club cruise this week, a discussion came up about Fox Body wheelbase. I thought it was the same throughout the entire Fox Body years. One of the guys that has an '86, said that for a few years in the 90's, the wheelbase was a little longer.

I've always thought the Mustang wheelbase has not changed since 1964. Am I wrong?
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I want to say that the Fox bodies are all 101.3" give or take.

I doubt that all generations have the same wheelbase though.
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94-95 was 101.3 at 181.5 overall length

87-93 was 100.5 at 179.6 overall length

im not sure if its the same for 7.5 rear ends or pre 87. but those i know for sure.

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I want to say that the Fox bodies are all 101.3" give or take.

I doubt that all generations have the same wheelbase though.
I agree, no way they are all the same... compare a 71-73 side by side with a 74-78...

but the fox number sounds about right I think...
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they only thing i know that change was the 90+ wheelwells were opened up for the 16" ponys
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they only thing i know that change was the 90+ wheelwells were opened up for the 16" ponys
It should have read 16" Hooves!

Thanks for the info guys. I was talking only about wheelbase. The over-hang in the front and back would be different in other body years like the '71-'73. We're talking less than an inch in '94-'95, compared to the other Fox bodies, so it would not have much, if any affect on handling - my guess.

I'm wrong on the wheelbase being the same on all years anyway. My '67 has a 108" wheelbase.
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