Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Modesto, California
Re: Mini tubbed = shorter axles?
I mini-tubbed my '69 Camaro years ago. Before doing that I put a 9" under it out of a '67 Mustang. The swap was real easy because the rear was 1.5" narrower than the stock rear. When I mini-tubbed it I went even narrower on the rear because I planned on running the same wheels. You might be able to swap wheels with more backspace and not touch the rear.
Before and after mini-tubbing. Before I ran 28X10" slicks, after I went to 29X12". Now it sits down over the wider tire better.
'69 Camaro - 429 SBC Dart Iron Eagle 9.325" block, Crower crank, Crower 6" Billet rods, Ross pistons (10:1), Total Seal S/S rings, AFR 245 heads, T&D steel rockers, Cloyes Timing Set, 4-7 swap solid roller 274/286 @ .050", .704" lift, Dart single plane, Dominator EFI, Stef's #1705R pan, F2 Procharger on E85