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what is the rear end gear ratio for a 1986 ford f150 v8 1/2 ...

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what is the rear end gear ratio for a 1986 ford f150 v8 1/2 ton 4x4
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 9 years ago.
I need you to give me the vin# XXXXX look on the drivers door jam and look on the VIN ID label and give me the code under the word axle
Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Chris (Moose)'s Post: VIN # XXXXX
Axle code 3T50
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 9 years ago.

I am not showing a 3T50 axle code double check your Label.

Here are the vin id codes for axle on your vehicle if in fact you did read the number incorrect and your new number matches one of these then heres the answer if not please reply

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
Reply to Chris (Moose)'s Post: does this help any
3 50 ve6ta ub (NNN) NNN-NNNN4
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 9 years ago.

You are going to have an 8.8 or 9 inch inch ring gear This is just a guess the 3 50 on your last post is the 3.50 ratio in a 9 inch. Look on the differential cover there should be a tag that looks like this. Double check the code on the door as well it should look similar to this

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