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Unread 05-24-2013, 11:01 PM   #1
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Going to the JY for an 8.8

well this weekend I'm getting the chance to pick up an 8.8, Ive done my research 95 + came with disc brakes and 31 splines.Im Just bringing my bag of tools a 3/8 set,wd40, breaker bar and possibly a sawzal anything else that anyone can think of? this is the first step to my build.

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Unread 05-25-2013, 06:51 AM   #2
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Look at the plates inside the driver's side door for specific gearings or limited slip diffs.

Code Capacity Ratio
43 Open 3200 3.08
41 Open 3200 3.27
42 Open 4.10
46 Open 3.73
45 Open 3200 3.55
D4 Limited Slip 3200 3.73
D2 Limited Slip 4.10
L73 Limited Slip 3.73
L - Limited Slip Differential
C - Conventional Differential

I can't pull axles at my JY because all the vehicles rest on the axles on top of old wheels and you can't bring in jacks. Spray bottle with a 50/50 mix of acetone and ATF will go a long way on rusted or seized bolts though.
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Unread 05-25-2013, 08:46 AM   #3
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Look at the plates inside the driver's side door for specific gearings or limited slip diffs.

Code Capacity Ratio
43 Open 3200 3.08
41 Open 3200 3.27
42 Open 4.10
46 Open 3.73
45 Open 3200 3.55
D4 Limited Slip 3200 3.73
D2 Limited Slip 4.10
L73 Limited Slip 3.73
L - Limited Slip Differential
C - Conventional Differential

I can't pull axles at my JY because all the vehicles rest on the axles on top of old wheels and you can't bring in jacks. Spray bottle with a 50/50 mix of acetone and ATF will go a long way on rusted or seized bolts though.


Is there a certain one I should be looking for? Or will it not matter if I'm going to be regearing
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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:09 AM   #4
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If your looking for a limited slip then you should probably look for a limited slip. If you want 4.10 gears then you might want to look for one with 4.10's etc etc.
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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:37 AM   #5
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Maybe 3/4 tool set if it is very rusty, then you can just brake the bolts.:-)
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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:54 AM   #6
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If your looking for a limited slip then you should probably look for a limited slip. If you want 4.10 gears then you might want to look for one with 4.10's etc etc.
Planning to regear to 4:88
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Unread 05-25-2013, 10:54 AM   #7
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Planning to regear to 4:88


MAybe find some 4.10's anyway. regear to 4.88 and sell the 4.10's....
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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:20 PM   #8
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Update!! I picked up an 8.8 pics will be uploaded
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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:29 PM   #9
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Sweet! You'll love the 8.8.
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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:33 PM   #10
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Sweet! You'll love the 8.8.
haha it wasnt to bad getting it out but cant beat the price I got for it!!
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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:52 PM   #11
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when i first got there it i started right away since i couldnt find the 4.10 which i was told came in the eddie bauer edition i settled on a 97 ford explorer D4 3:73s ls

















Since I couldnt find a Wheel barrel I had to find an alternative way to move it from where i was





Yea that was totally fun....







All in all Im satisfied with all that I have achieved today!!

I picked up an 8.8 for 79.98



and all the tools I used really did not include using a sawzal or battery powered impact gun
just pure elbow grease

anyone wanting to know the tools that I used it was a 1/2 breaker bar 3/8 set 1 can of pb blaster 3/8 ratchet and wire cutters crescent wrench and adapters for 1/2,3/8
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Unread 05-25-2013, 04:57 PM   #12
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So now what's the next step? Gears,lockers? Can anyone recommend good websites to where I can find this stuff? Lately I've been looking into irof they have some decent stuff
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Unread 05-25-2013, 09:21 PM   #13
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Unread 05-26-2013, 07:53 AM   #14
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I also used east coast's swap kit and was very happy with it.
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Unread 05-26-2013, 09:42 AM   #15
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Awesome snag!
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