TCI Engineering fabricates all of its 1948-1952 Ford pickup 9 inch Ford Rearend housings in-house using only high quality 100% Curries 9-Plus rear end components.
Modeled after the popular factory 9” Ford stock housing which is now nearly extinct, the 9-Plus Hot Rod housing is similar to the early style . The 9-Plus model is made of U.S. supplied premium grade formed steel. Strength and rigidity is increased by using thicker gauge steel. The housing comes with American Made 3” O.D. x .188” wall 1026 D.O.M. steel tubing. 100% new Billet steel 9-Plus late model large bearing (Torino style) housing ends.
Exhaust routing is made easier and bracket clearance is increased due to the shape of the housing. Currie Enterprises provides the 9-Plus Nodular Iron “Sportsman 3rd Member Case”. Cast out of 65,000 p.s.i. nodular iron and features 3.062” carrier bearing bores, with a 1330 long yoke, and 31 spline carrier.
These brand new Currie cases are now standard on all complete rearends from TCI Engineering. This 9” Sportsman 3rd Member gear is 100% new. 31 spline high performance 1541 forged induction heat-treated alloy axles come standard. Axles comes with 2.80 center register hub and 2.5” brake space for later model big Ford housing ends.
Each set of axles come with USA Made large tapered roller bearings with seals, heavy duty retainer plates, 1/2” or 7/16” wheel studs pressed on. Axles come with both 5 x 4½“ Ford and 5 x 4¾” Chevy wheel bolt patterns. Standard width is 56″ Axle Flange to Axle Flange but custom widths are available.