Classic 1966 Ford Mustang Rear Differential Rebuild

A Clarksburg, West Virginia, customer brought his 1966 Ford Mustang to CMR for a rear differential rebuild. 

A Clarksburg, West Virginia, customer brought his 1966 Ford Mustang to CMR for a rear differential rebuild. 

Exposed view of rear differential case of 1966 Ford Mustang

The rear differential has a third member that you remove from the front of the differential case then rebuild on the bench.

Third member of rear differential 1966 Ford Mustang

Here is the third member of the rear differential. The rear differential is ready for a rebuild.

Rear differential in 1966 Ford Mustang shows excessive wear

The 1966 Ford Mustang's rear differential shows excessive wear. The technician replaces worn parts with Yukon components.

New Yukon ring and pinion replaced worn parts in 1966 Ford Mustang

CMR Rebuild in Clarksburg, WV, used Yukon ring & pinion gears and axles that meet the specifications for a 1966 Ford Mustang.

Yukon differential parts assembled in third member case

The new Yukon differential parts are assembled in the third-member case.

Yellow paste applied to ring gear in 1966 Ford Mustang

Pro tip: Yellow paste is applied to the gear to determine whether the ring gear is properly seated.

overhead view of yellow paste on ring gear

Another angle showing the yellow paste used to check the swipe of the gears.

CMR Rebuild in Clarksburg, WV, is please to support this customer in maintaining his Classic 1966 Ford Mustang. Trust your rebuild to the repair shop trusted by classic car owners - CMR Rebuild - 304-624-1515.