posi rear end ?

Asked by May 31, 2012 at 02:21 PM about the 1998 Ford Mustang STD Coupe

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Does a 98 Mustang 3.8L v6 have a posit rear end ?

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If you car is still stock, then no, sorry. The V6 Mustangs in '98 came with a 7.5" open differnential. Only the V8 or GT cars came with an 8.8" rear differential with a trac-Loc or limited slip. Positraction is 2 wheels spinning at the same speed, limit slip would put power to either wheel, but closer to 2 wheel traction. An open differential is only one wheel will spin to deliver the power to the road. You can purchase a trac-loc for your differential and install it in place of the open differential.

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Tom is 100% correct

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Thanks guys, I wasn't sure and had a couple different friends telling me different.

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