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Username Post: Thinking of putting a Ford Nine inch rear Differential in my 55 nomad!
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03-10-14 04:07 PM - Post#2434604    
    In response to Jim McCall

I used a similar Lincoln Versailles axle, 58-1/2" wide, along with a pocket kit to move the springs under the frame and a 2-1/4" mini tub.

With a tape measure and a calculator you can calculate all your clearances and decide what your wheel backspacing should be. Or there is a wheel/tire calculator spreadsheet out there for our cars which has the math built in. A search might turn it up, as it was originally posted on this site.
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