8.8 measurements for axle swap - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-01-2009, 04:21 AM
Thread Starter
  #1
Jeeper
 
bh153dc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: LA.
Posts: 32
8.8 measurements for axle swap

Not trying to start this debate again. But has anyone seen the bracket measurements for a TJ 8.8 swap from Stu Olsons site? Just curious if anyone has used them. I found a 8.8 from a 96 Explorer at a local pick-n-pull for 178.00 + tax. From Stu's site:

Mount
Center to Center existing axle
Center new axle to center of the mount (divide by 2)
Edge of Pumpkin to center of mount driver’s side (subtract 6 11/16”)
Edge of Pumpkin to center of mount passenger side (subtract 9 11/16”)
Angle of mount with pinion angle already set

Spring Pads
39 ½”
19 ¾”
13 1/16”
10 1/16”


LCA’s
45 ¾”
22 7/8”
15 7/16"
12 7/16"


Sway Bar
26 5/16”
13 5/32”
6 15/32” » 6 ½”
3 15/32” » 3 ½”
90°

Shocks
-
-
11 7/16”
8 7/16”
40°

__________________
"The Art of War teaches us to rely not on the likelehood of the enemy's not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable". Sun Tzu

79' Cherokee Chief,83' CJ8, 95' YJ, 97' XJ.
02' TJ - B&M shifter, JKS 1" BL-1"MML, 2" skyjacker, 33x12.5, 4.56 Grs.
bh153dc is offline   Quote
Old 04-01-2009, 09:43 AM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Springfield, MA
Posts: 137
I used them this past December when I swapped an 8.8 from a 97 explorer into my 99 wrangler. Everything worked great. Just make sure that the angle measurement you take for the upper control arms is from the flat backside of the mount. The front is angled forward to get the arms in the same location as stock and the top is not at a right angle to the back. (Don't ask me how I know )
mattamd_xp is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
intresting info on the 4.0L TB swap... foxinthemudd General Jeep Discussion 10 03-11-2008 12:37 AM
manual to auto swap 350chevrolet TJ Tech Forum 7 12-30-2007 11:54 AM
Swap your auto tranny for my 5-speed AX-15 tranny Jerry Bransford Classifieds Archive 1 02-15-2007 06:46 PM
Swap your auto tranny for my 5-speed AX-15 tranny Jerry Bransford Classifieds Archive 2 02-15-2007 05:15 PM
Swap Meet Flash Off-Topic 0 05-02-2005 02:50 PM





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, Gladiator, Mopar and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to FCA US LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with FCA US LLC.