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Old 03-23-2012, 09:51 AM   #1
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Price for a Junkyard 8.8?

I am wondering what most would believe is a decent price for a junkyard 8.8 with discs. I did a little searching and couldn't find any posts about it.
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Im wondering the same thing. I also wonder if I should look for one out of a specific vehicle or are they all the same??

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Im wondering the same thing. I also wonder if I should look for one out of a specific vehicle or are they all the same??
They are not all the same. The ideal 8.8 is out of a ford explorer and I also think the mountaineer.

http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums...d.php?t=371713
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Check out the link below.. Use the drop downs to change what you want. Select "rear axle assembly".. If you plan to re-gear look through each ratio listed to find the cheapest unit.

Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market
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any picknpull yard you should be able to get one for 100-150
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Check out the link below.. Use the drop downs to change what you want. Select "rear axle assembly".. If you plan to re-gear look through each ratio listed to find the cheapest unit.

Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market

Thanks, I never knew about that website. I found a few near me in South Georgia for around $150.

Is there anything I should look for when inspecting the used 8.8?
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Thanks, I never knew about that website. I found a few near me in South Georgia for around $150.

Is there anything I should look for when inspecting the used 8.8?
Try to find one complete with disk brakes, decent rotor dust shields (they also support the p/brake shoes under the rotors) diff cover and no obvious signs of trauma.
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Disc brake 8.8's are $160 here in Reno. 4 of them at pick n pull 2 weeks ago

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