How to stitch together a bulletproof rear end

Tim
By Tim Suddard
Nov 11, 2022 | Ford, Mustang, Hoosier Tires, Ford Mustang, Koni, Drivetrain, Project car, American Racing, Vintage Race Car, Cobra Automotive, Standens, Afco, Roltek, Spicer, Classic Tube, Spraker Racing Enterprises | Posted in Features | Never miss an article

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We had a tub, a cage and an engine. What did our future vintage racer lack? A real rear suspension: axle, springs, shocks, brakes and all the fiddly bits that tie them together.

[How to assemble a race-ready drivetrain]

Fortunately we’re working on a 1965 Mustang, not something rare or complex. Used parts and expert advice are readily available, and we’ll use …

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