Howdy folks! I went and picked up an 8.8 from an explorer the other day for 100 bucks!
It has factory mounts still, but has a flange adaptor and what looks like a yj rear shaft cut in half. Weird..
4.10 gears, disc brakes, should be a 31 spline right?
Anyway, I took off the sway bar and started cutting off spring mounts. Cracked open the diff and it's black in there.
So far I am just trying to get it a part and clean. Get a parts list together.
As if now I need
seals and bearings for both ends.
Disks (there was only one on the axle.. It looks like its got some meat left on it, should I replace it?)
Parking brake assy
Anything else I should definitely replace while I'm in there?
Look how rusty it is!