Any alternative to M.O.R.E.'s Ford 8.8 Conversion kit?
I might have found the ideal Ford 8.8 axle...it's in my area, so no shipping, correct gearing, disc brakes, and a decent price ($250). Only thing is, it's built for SOA. My Jeep is SUA. So I would need THIS kit. Anybody know of anyone else who makes these, possibly cheaper? Just like to know what the competition offers...
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Simply buy your own parts. Perch's can be had just about anywhere. Got my u-bolts from a local spring place. Plates can be found at a PnP, or re-drill your old ones. There should be a couple write up on e brakes. It can be done if U put your mind to it... or get the MORE for hassle free... but it will cost a bit more.
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Originally Posted by JPFREEK View Post
do lots of reserch on doing this.most kits are made for SOA not SUA and will lower the rear of your jeep quite a bit.i got a set of warrior products set from jc whitney and i still have to work on those.i have a MORE set up that came with my rear and they are beefy but are made for SOA.
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Just sent Zach from A-To-Z an email...he made a bunch of stuff for me and I really liked it all so I figured I'd go to him. He said it is made for both SUA and SOA and he said...
There are companies with a "flip kit" that puts the threads facing up so they do not get bashed when wheeling.Anyone know who sells these? Everything I am finding is the same as A-To-Zs where the U-bolts will be hanging down if SUA. Thanks.
I'd suggest getting the appropriate perches from Summit or a local place. You can get Mopar ones for about $13 for a set. http://store.summitracing.com/egnsea...115+4294851722
The ones from Ruff Stuff are definately beefy but are designed for SOA as most 8.8 install kits are. Could be wrong but I think A-Z uses the same perches as Ruff Stuff, I know their diff covers are from Dan (@RS).
Originally Posted by George Orwell
I was VERY happy with my MORE kit. Well worth the cash and I didn't have to drive around/hunt around or pay shipping from 5 different vendors. The anti-wrap perches have since been moved to my D60 rear to be used again. Beefy products.
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where at in harrisburg are you? I am thinking of doing the 8.8 swap, but haven't sourced any of the parts out yet. Would like to see it in progress. I am across the river from harrisburg.
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