Stars Wars housings? As you can see by looking at this fabricated rear housing from Jerry Bickel Race Cars, the latest in rear axlehousings looks nothing like a Ford 9-inch, reworked or not. There's an incredible amount of work involved in building these components. JBRC requires one full week of fabrication time to build one of these pieces. While the looks are certainly space-age, the level of performance is superior. Nothing in this fabricated housing is stock. The faceplate is laser-cut from 4130 chrome moly steel plate, and along with the backplate, is designed to accept the folded chrome moly sheetmetal case and brace. As you can see, the axletubes are anchored externally (welded into the faceplate).