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View Poll Results: which 8.8 upgrade
Superior Axle and Gear super 88 kit 27 90.00%
chromoly shafts with C clip still in it 3 10.00%
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post #16 of 21 Old 04-11-2010, 05:52 PM
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Be sure you have a good quality bearing puller. The 8.8 axle bearings do not come out easy.
Mine came out with a slide hammer, although I do recall one side giving one hell of a fight.

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post #17 of 21 Old 04-11-2010, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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Have you broken the 8.8? If you still have that d30 up front I'd worry about that before the 8.8 upgrades.
My friend runs an ford 8.8 in his toyota with the v6 supercharged on 35's and he drives it hard, and its held up real good.
Well, this check is the super 88 and my next one will be the chromoly D30 shafts with the disconnect eliminator.
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post #18 of 21 Old 04-11-2010, 10:17 PM
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Well, this check is the super 88 and my next one will be the chromoly D30 shafts with the disconnect eliminator.
I dunno, I guess I'm more of the if it ain't broke don't fix it type guy. I'd sit at my desk thinking if I never upgraded that, would it have broken?
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I dunno, I guess I'm more of the if it ain't broke don't fix it type guy. I'd sit at my desk thinking if I never upgraded that, would it have broken?
Well, if that is really your thinking then why isn't your Jeep stock?
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post #20 of 21 Old 04-12-2010, 12:15 AM
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Well, if that is really your thinking then why isn't your Jeep stock?
I've not replaced one part I haven't broken duh With the exception of my shackles and my cage, I will be replacing parts to make it better one i start making some more money but untill then shes staying as is.
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post #21 of 21 Old 04-12-2010, 08:26 AM
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On the new kits they should already come pressed on from what I've read.
NOT true.
My kit was a "new" kit. At least this is what both Northridge and Superior said when I called them and said "WTF". It was bought from Northridge and shipped from Superior(dropped shipped).
I got it several months ago. With the bearings NOT pressed on.

Just expect to do this yourself.

Also my c-clip eliminators are covered in rust.
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