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Unread 05-26-2013, 03:14 PM   #16
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Awesome snag!
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Unread 05-26-2013, 03:16 PM   #17
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What was very unfortunate though when I was trying to unload it at my home my rear ujoint and adapter to the rear 8.25 snapped!!
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Unread 05-26-2013, 05:07 PM   #18
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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.
Motorcharge I was able to pick up an d4 out of a 97 ford explorer now is there
dimensions anywhere I can weld the perches on or is it pretty much eyeballing to see where it fits.
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Unread 05-26-2013, 05:10 PM   #19
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http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...g/88ss-31.html what does anyone think of ruff stuff?
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Unread 05-26-2013, 05:17 PM   #20
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What was very unfortunate though when I was trying to unload it at my home my rear ujoint and adapter to the rear 8.25 snapped!!

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Unread 05-26-2013, 05:25 PM   #21
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that looks like a d35
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Unread 05-26-2013, 06:39 PM   #22
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that looks like a d35
D35 is round my axle looks alot like the 8.25 kinda squarish on the top and bottom with the plug
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Unread 05-26-2013, 08:48 PM   #23
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That is a 35. 8.25 has a very distinct bottom, it's round in the rear like the 35 but has the flat bottom. The pinion yoke gives it away though. You don't have the square tabs at the top that the 8.25 has.

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Unread 05-26-2013, 08:52 PM   #24
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that looks like a d35
I thought he clearly pulled the axle from a 97 explorer?

That may be the original 35 tho that came with the jeep.
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Unread 05-26-2013, 08:59 PM   #25
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I thought he clearly pulled the axle from a 97 explorer?

That may be the original 35 tho that came with the jeep.


I havent installed the 8.8 yet but I guess the turdy5 couldnt wait any sooner to go out on me
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Unread 05-26-2013, 09:03 PM   #26
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I have decided though I'm picking this kit up http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...Category_Code=

differential cover as well http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/catalog/88DCOV.html

and everything else at a local 4x4 shop near me Ill keep you guys posted
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Unread 05-26-2013, 09:16 PM   #27
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I havent installed the 8.8 yet but I guess the turdy5 couldnt wait any sooner to go out on me
My turdy5 has been screaming at me for the past 80k miles, well since i bought the jeep. It refuses to quit on me tho,fortunately Unfortunate? Lmao
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Unread 05-26-2013, 10:58 PM   #28
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My turdy5 has been screaming at me for the past 80k miles, well since i bought the jeep. It refuses to quit on me tho,fortunately Unfortunate? Lmao
80k? lol just hanging in there by a thread much
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Unread 05-27-2013, 07:31 AM   #29
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I just thought I would throw this out there since I didn't see anyone else mention it. When deciding which gears to go with on an 8.8 this is one thing to consider. There is a difference apparently between the carriers on limited slip and open. I want to get an 8.8 for my xj and put a spool in it. I found that if I get a 4.10 with open carrier I can put a mini spool in it which costs 100 bucks or so and wont have to pull the ring gear. If you have a 4.10 with limited slip you would have to put a full spool in it which cost considerably more and you have to pull the ring gear to put it in. I am assuming that a locker is the same deal? You probably have to have an open carrier if you want to put in a lunchbox style locker?
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Unread 05-27-2013, 10:06 AM   #30
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I just thought I would throw this out there since I didn't see anyone else mention it. When deciding which gears to go with on an 8.8 this is one thing to consider. There is a difference apparently between the carriers on limited slip and open. I want to get an 8.8 for my xj and put a spool in it. I found that if I get a 4.10 with open carrier I can put a mini spool in it which costs 100 bucks or so and wont have to pull the ring gear. If you have a 4.10 with limited slip you would have to put a full spool in it which cost considerably more and you have to pull the ring gear to put it in. I am assuming that a locker is the same rdeal? You probably have to have an open carrier if you want to put in a lunchbox style locker?
yea there is a difference between limited slip and open but since I am regearing wouldn't I need a different setup? The 8.8 i picked up is geared 3:73. I'm fairly new to lockers and stuff if anyone can explain or what other People have on thier set up
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