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Old 09-16-2013, 10:01 PM   #1
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Ford axle

What year ford 8.8 axles will fit in a 95 yj?

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Old 09-16-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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None are a direct fit. You'll need to cut off the spring perches, set your pinion angle, then weld them back on. Most people, myself included, go with a 96-01 Explorer axle. They have disc brakes and 5x4.5" bolt pattern.

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Old 09-16-2013, 11:47 PM   #3
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None are a direct fit. You'll need to cut off the spring perches, set your pinion angle, then weld them back on. Most people, myself included, go with a 96-01 Explorer axle. They have disc brakes and 5x4.5" bolt pattern.
Ahh so no need for new rims! haha and i will have to adjust the pinion angle?
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Old 09-17-2013, 01:10 AM   #4
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http://www.jedi.com/obiwan/jeep/ford88.html

Read up on this, I know the guy does SOA. It the concept is all the same.
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You'll have to set pinion angle because you'll need to cut off the old perches then weld them on in the right spot. Its not a bad swap at all. I did a 4" lift, SYE, and 8.8 swap in one day with help from 2 other guys.
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