Originally Posted by 97wrangler-242
I have an 8.8. They're stronger than a 44. Closer to a 60 than 44 in strength. My 8.8 is 3.73 open diff drum brakes. Pm if interested
The 8.8s with the drum brakes arent nearly as strong...if you are gonna go through the hassle, look for one with the disc brakes and the 31 spline shafts.