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Old 05-10-2001, 14:25   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 78 bronco with the original 3.50 gears in it. After all these years it is finely starting to go. haw essay is it to replace and haw?:confused: My truck also has 35" tires shod I change it to maybe 3.80?
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Old 05-11-2001, 08:11   #2 (permalink)
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fordman, I also have a 78 Bronc. The third menber type is the easiest to change. You have to pull both axles, driveshaft, unbolt from carrier, and it's out. I would suggest getting a repair manual as reference. If you change to a different ratio, you will have to change front also, so it's double the work. However, now's the time, cause you have to change one anyway. Personally, I drive mine on highway a lot, so my 3:50 keeps the RPM's in line. Just depends on how you use it, I guess. Good luck. Don
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Thanks for the reply it was a big help
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