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Remember when we said we're tossing the old rearend? Here's why: abrand-new Moser Ford 9-inch with GM flanges. The Moser 9-inch Fordhousings are made with new heavy-duty housing cores, seamless steeltubing (3-inch O.D., 1/4-inch wall), new brackets, new housing ends, andnew bushings. All of the Moser 9-inch bolt-in housing and axle packagesinclude a new housing, Custom Alloy axles (28-, 31-, 33-, or35-spline--we went with 31-spline), ball bearings, up to 1/2-inch studsand heavy duty retainer plates. This package is designed specificallyfor Tri-Five Chevys and we figured this would be the perfect rear end toget our '57 up to modern-day performance and drivability, even if it isa Ford. Another cool thing we found out while doing this story is thatMoser can custom-build the axle length. Meaning exactly what? Let's sayyou want to shed 2 inches on each side of the axle and mini-tub the car;all it takes is a call to Moser. In the end, that means that since theleaves have been moved in 3 inches, thanks to TCI, and the axle has beenshrunk, with the addition of a mini-tub, you could put some seriouslywide rubber out back. See we here at Super Chevy have open minds...most ofthe time.