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I am putting a ford 9 into my 55 and the axle tubes are bigger can i still use the stock lower shock plates
 

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The stock plates and u-bolts will fit. The large 9-inch brake drums made getting getting the tires on and off tough. :bowtieb:
 

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The corrext answer is maybe, it depends on which 9 inch you have, I have seen several different size tubes drpending orginal application.
 

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i was told by the rearend mfg I would need new u bolts cause it has 3 inch tubes . Is that bigger than stock 55 tubes
 
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