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Old 03-18-2012, 11:01 PM   #1
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Gearing question

Hello could someone enlighten me on what gears are in my 97 wrangler se 2.5 automatic with stock dana35 and 30. Looking to do a possible 8.8 swap..just wanna see what im getting into..thanks!

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Old 03-18-2012, 11:10 PM   #2
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:11 PM   #3
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Does a 8.8 come with 4.10s?
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Any idea on what year to buy? Anything i should know or watch out for?
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Do you want disc or drum? LSD or open? There is a cutoff on the Explorer/Mountaineer for drums or discs. Finding the LSD 4.10 is a good one... I mostly see 3.73's at the boneyard.

Are you doing the work yourself or having somebody fab it up for you?
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There is a sticky at the top of this forum in the TJ section. It tell you everything you need to know about the 8.8 swap and what explorers to look for. I just got a 8.8 from a 98 Explorer with a 3.73 limited slip. I am about to regear to 4.88s.
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Old 03-19-2012, 07:50 AM   #8
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Yes disc brakes are a must and also im going for an open diff since ill be putting a locker in..so im looking for a 96 and up 8.8 ?

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