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Unread 05-25-2011, 11:13 AM   #1
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Ford 8.8, is this a good deal??

Found a 99 Exploder getting parted out. I can get the Front diff, Frame, and Rear diff for $220? Is that a good price?? Its got 3.73 and is Rear disc. Any use for the front end??

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Unread 05-25-2011, 11:59 AM   #2
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no need for the front that i know of
figure the zj bracket kit for the 8.8 is 250$
plus whatever the welding/prep cost u
say youll give him 100$ for the 8.8
is it posi or an open carrier?
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Unread 05-25-2011, 12:26 PM   #3
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Agreed, no need for the front, it's IFS anyways. What do you need the frame for? $200 is a decent price for an 8.8 in good condition. I think I paid $250 for a factory overstock axle with 4.10s and welded tubes.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 12:46 PM   #4
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Offer $100 for the 8.8, the rest i can't see the need for unless you are building an exploder in your garage or something.


Depending on what junkyards want for the axles in your area, it may or may not be a good deal. If you live near yards that want upwards of $3-400 for a functioning axle, then its a great deal. here, i can go get an 8.8 for $70. All about location
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[QUOTE=slayercr23;12630497]How would i go about Stroking it?[/QUOTE]
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Unread 05-25-2011, 12:46 PM   #5
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He only wants to sell them all together, I have a friend that could chop up the frame and scrap it ( he has the trailer, would take the frame to cover the gas and he is gonna weld the new brackets on when I am ready ) Could just scrap the Front end.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 12:47 PM   #6
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Do it. sell the front diff on ebay
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Unread 05-25-2011, 01:35 PM   #7
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better than this moron
http://norfolk.craigslist.org/pts/2401226352.html

ford 8.8 for jeep tj OBO - $700 (norfolk)

Date: 2011-05-24, 11:57PM EDT
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i have a ford 8.8 axle out of a 97 explorer i believe. disk brakes, 3.73 gear, stock limited slip. has custom TJ brackets tacked in place mocked up to the stock d35 axle. can be moved if wanted, or if it doesnt sell soon im going to get a good welder to finish it for me. also the spring pads are raised a bit so it gives about 1.5" extra lift and can hide your brake lines out of the way. also have stock driveshaft adapter if needed. price is obo and open to good trades.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 01:40 PM   #8
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better than this moron
http://norfolk.craigslist.org/pts/2401226352.html

ford 8.8 for jeep tj OBO - $700 (norfolk)

Date: 2011-05-24, 11:57PM EDT
Reply to: sale-njaus-2401226352@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

i have a ford 8.8 axle out of a 97 explorer i believe. disk brakes, 3.73 gear, stock limited slip. has custom TJ brackets tacked in place mocked up to the stock d35 axle. can be moved if wanted, or if it doesnt sell soon im going to get a good welder to finish it for me. also the spring pads are raised a bit so it gives about 1.5" extra lift and can hide your brake lines out of the way. also have stock driveshaft adapter if needed. price is obo and open to good trades.

WOW, I wonder who would pay that.

I won't have it swapped for a year proly, Gonna regear it for when I put bigger tires on. Still not sure if 4.10 or 4.56 though
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Unread 05-25-2011, 02:35 PM   #9
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If the brackets were fully burned in and it had some type of traction device that really wouldn't be a bad deal IMO.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 04:16 PM   #10
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If the brackets were fully burned in and it had some type of traction device that really wouldn't be a bad deal IMO.
there is a local guy that will have an 8.8 geared with brackets ready to bolt into whatever vehicle you have for $675
there is also a guy that will come to your house with his tools and do your gear setup for $200 an axle with it still installed in the vehicle
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