Originally Posted by simplyconnected
With all due respect, if I had a '58 T-bird, I would get a torch and cut those clappers off completely. Dave
Originally Posted by Frango100
I donīt think that it will work well without the vertical clapper bolt installed. The axle is hinged to the lower control arm, so when you accelerate, the differential will rotate backwards.................
The differential will rotate forward during braking,
So there should be some medium in between the clapper ends to restrict the clapper movement, but still to give it some room to move during suspension movement.
Always give sufficient consideration to the original engineering intent prior to discarding such; as you are now, the new "engineer"!