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Unread 06-27-2006, 12:31 PM   #1
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I saw about 10000 axles today how do i tell the difference between them? im looking for a D44 and a ford 8.8 but i really cant tell can someone help out.

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Unread 06-27-2006, 12:55 PM   #2
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Ford 8.8:




If there is a tag under one of the diff cover bolts, it will help you identify the axle. An 8.8 and 7.5 look very similar other than the fact the 7.5 is smaller. This is what a Ford tag looks like (obviously it will say 8.8 for the ring gear diameter if its an 8.8):





And here's a Dana 44:





Here's a good link that shows pictures of many axles:
http://www.coloradok5.com/axleguide.shtml
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Unread 06-27-2006, 08:49 PM   #3
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thanks so much man
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Unread 06-28-2006, 12:41 AM   #4
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Also wanted to let ya know, the ford 8.8 your looking for is found in a 96-newer Ford explorers.
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