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Unread 05-10-2010, 03:34 PM   #1
CHIEFROD
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1998 Mountaineer rearend swap

Has anyone ever swapped a 1998 mountaineer rearend onto a TJ? The rearend is off a 5.0 V8.

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Unread 05-10-2010, 03:42 PM   #2
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What axle is it?
Width?
gears?
brakes?

You do know it is not going to bolt in, right?
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Unread 05-10-2010, 03:44 PM   #3
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The mounaineer will have the Ford 8.8 rearend, a popular swap. Do a search for it, but the swap requires all the Ford mounts to be cut off, and TJ mounts to be welded in place.
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Unread 05-10-2010, 03:46 PM   #4
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Isnt the Mountaineer a rapackaged explorer?

Should be the same as a regular 8.8 swap
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Unread 05-10-2010, 03:59 PM   #5
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Hey Guys (BlueFlame, 2GPS4ME, BrianCJ)

Thanks for the quick reply. I will have to go measure and do some further research on the Ford 8.8 swap. Again, thanks for the azmuith check!
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