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1988 5.0 stock rear end ratio

Old 06-27-2005, 08:25 PM
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1988 5.0 stock rear end ratio

to my knowledge - for 5-spd cars
2.73's - standard
3.08's - option

were 3.27's a factory option as well? dealer option?

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Old 06-27-2005, 11:00 PM
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From what I remember 3:27's were in the auto cars. Not sure of the year they started it tho.
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it most likely has 3.08s....haven't seen many 87-93 stangs with the 2.73s....the autos did have 3.27s
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Old 06-28-2005, 07:08 PM
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Look inside the drivers door for a vehicle sticker. Look on the bottom line for a code labeled "AX". If the letter is E it is a 3.27. If the letter is a M it is a 2.73. If the letter is a Z it is a 3.08.

The E was only available with a Auto tranny starting in 1984.
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3.27's were also standard for convertible 5L models as well I believe
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i have an 87 with stock 3.08s but most of what i know were 2.73s
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Not all AOD cars came with 3.27s, some came with 3.08s....... I've owned several and its hit or miss it seems. Actually, the only Stang I've ever owned with stock 3.27s was my AOD equipped '92 World Series Parade Stang.
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