Home » Jeep Driveline » Gaskets & Hardware » M.O.R.E Ford 8.8 Axle Swap Kit for 87-95 Jeep® Wrangler YJ

M.O.R.E Ford 8.8 Axle Swap Kit for 87-95 Jeep® Wrangler YJ

In Cart Price
$170.87
Included
Guaranteed Best Price
$170.87
Catalog Number: 12590.0250
Mfg. Part Number: 98500

Includes Phone Tech Support
For the life of the product

Satisfaction Guaranteed
No hassle return policy

Guaranteed Lowest Price
If you find it cheaper, we’ll beat it!

Installation Kit for 1987-1995 YJ's - No paint. This Ford 8.8 install kit includes the following items: 2 weld-on anti-wrap style spring mounts for the housing, 4 U-bolts, 2 U-bolt plates, 2 weld on shock mounts. All hardware is unpainted.

Additional Details

Features of the Ford 8.8 install kit are as follows: same lug nut bolt pattern; disc brakes (95 & newer); 31 spline axle shafts; 8.8" diameter ring gear (D35 is 7.5"); 120% stronger than D35; only 20 pounds more than D35; trac-loc differential stock; and 3-1/4" diameter tubes (strong!).



You now need to find the complete rear axle assembly from a 95 or newer Ford Explorer from a salvage yard. Then, remove (torch) the Ford mounts (spring & anti-sway bar). You may also need to change the gear ratio as most Explorers have 3:73. The Ford 8.8 kit gives you the following: new, weld-on anti-wrap spring mounts, weld-on shock mounts, U-bolts and U-bolt plates.



The width is almost the same. It is 5/8" per side narrower than the D35. This is a very minor drawback and will work if you have wheels with less backspace than stock. 7/8" thick wheel spacers available. No cutting or custom fitting is needed.



Note: The Ford 8.8 install kit is not compatible with anti-lock brake equipped Jeep® vehicles!

Fitment
1987-1995 Jeep Wrangler (YJ)
Installation Notes
Installation Difficulty:
Level 2Intermediate

1. Welding Required.

Parts Included

Spring Mounts
U-Bolts
U-Bolt Plates
Shock Mounts