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Gymkhana Rear End??

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Old 09-12-2018, 10:30 AM
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I recently purchased an '81. I'm looking through the threads and other searches to try and determine if this has the Gymkhana Rear End. The rear has a 7/16" sway bar that doesn't appear to be after market. The front sway bar is 1 and 1/8". From everything that I have been able to find, those two sway bars were part of the F7/Gymkhana? package. In fact, what I have been reading, is that only Gymkhana RE's have a sway bar. If it has the rear sway bar, it's Gymkhana.
But,,, It appears that I have 9 leafs on the rear spring, and the Gymkhana is supposed to only have seven leafs???
It's hard to get an actual count of the leafs, but as I run my finger down the leafs and try and count the steps, it feels like 9?
Anyone have any ideas?
Thanks
 
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Old 10-21-2018, 01:06 AM
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The sway bars are correct for the gymkhana suspension. Not sure about the spring tho. When did they change to the fiberglass spring?
 

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