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Old 07-07-2007, 08:40 PM   #1  
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If you buy gears such as 4:10's do you ave to buy the 8.8 rear? Or is it just optional? Is it better for the car? Also I was looking at the gears on American Muscle.com there was3 I was looking at. One was $160 They were Motive Performance Gears. There is another one Frpp Gears fro $240. The last one is $130 But is the seems the exaxt same as the One for $160. They all say 8.8 rear end so i think i have to buy the 8.8 rear. Where did you guys get your's from? Here is the link http://www.americanmuscle.com/05-07-mustang-gears.html


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Old 07-07-2007, 08:51 PM   #2  
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You should learn what you have currently equipped on your car before being allowed to purchase anything for it.....

Alot of people have "gear whine" trouble with motive I would go with the FRPP's if I were you
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Old 07-07-2007, 08:58 PM   #3  
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You should learn what you have currently equipped on your car before being allowed to purchase anything for it.....


Alot of people have "gear whine" trouble with motive I would go with the FRPP's if I were you
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:04 PM   #4  
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I heard a lot about the whine problem. Did you change your rear when you installed your gears?
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:10 PM   #5  
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if you own a GT you've got a 8.8 ring and pinion, V6's have a 7.5 ring & pinion.
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:16 PM   #6  
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OK lesson #1: All mustang GT's(I'm assuming you have a GT)come with the standard ford 8.8" rear end you dont need to change it. Is your car an auto or a manual tranny? that will play a part in your gear decision.

Now w/o trying to be a jerk I will suggest you read these forums and your owners manual to learn more about your car before putting any money into mods, you will be much happier when done.
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Old 07-07-2007, 09:49 PM   #7  
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You should probably ask your parents before you go changing gears in one of their cars.
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Old 07-08-2007, 01:54 AM   #8  
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Its my car. And my parents hate ford. There more into luxury cars. Thanks for the 8.8 rear info. My cars an auto(kinda sucks). Do i need the frpp or motives are alright? I wanna know this for the future. Im either gonna buy some wheels this week or Gears or Intake/Tune. Thanks for the help. After buying the gears i Got to find a good mechanic. How much should installing cost?
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Old 07-08-2007, 01:57 AM   #9  
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Stick with the intake and tune. Ince you find a shop that is worth a damn THEN worry about gears...JMO
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Old 07-08-2007, 02:05 AM   #10  
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Whats wrong with the auto? Mine works just fine shifting manually or otherwise.

Get your gears from tillman speed they have decent prices thats where mine are coming from they are the frpp gears not the motives, as far as install do your research on whoever you pick to put them in but it should be maybe 300-500.

Again research the car dont just throw parts at it, and go with the cai/tune first....
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