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Unread 06-21-2014, 10:54 AM   #1
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8.8 Salvage Yard 'Shopping List'

I'm headed to the salvage yard today to start my 8.8 conversion and since this is the first axle swap I've done, I'm a bit nervous.

If I'm lucky and find a 4.10 8.8 from a 95 to 2001 Explorer, what all should I take with it.

Obviously, axle, disks, brake lines on axle... anything else while I'm there?

Did some searching and I know I'll need to get a 1310 Adapter Flange (I've got an 89 YJ). Can this be removed from a Ford Ranger? I think I read that somewhere...

Any advice on this trip would be greatly appreciated.

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Unread 06-21-2014, 11:00 AM   #2
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Rangers are different. Yes, get the flange too. Look for disk brakes. If you can't find 4.10's, you can always put them in afterwards. They are rare. I don't know about 3.07's. Or you can upgrade to 4.88's!
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Unread 06-21-2014, 11:11 AM   #3
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I'm going to try to find 4.10s. I'll probably do 4.88s in a few years since I don't tow my Jeep anywhere. 200 mile drives require a little fuel efficiency! haha


Disks are definitely a must. Thanks!
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get the parking brake cable.
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Unread 06-21-2014, 03:15 PM   #5
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get the parking brake cable.
I used my YJ cables. They work great. But everyone does it differently.

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The flange that comes with the 8.8 is fine, just get the ujoint that adapts 1310 to your driveshaft. Dont forget calipers.
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