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Old 11-02-2010, 06:30 PM
ZWilson07 ZWilson07 is offline
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Default 31 spline 8.8 pr keep stock 28 spline?

Im buying a set of 4.10's that have about 45,000 miles on em for a good price. My truck only has 60,000 miles on it so im not looking to have to use em anytime soon, atleast I hope. But I am debating to use these 4.10's in either a 31 spline explorer 8.8 (mainly because the 31 spline out of rangers is so hard to find compared to the explores) or to keep my stock rear end but convert to mustang discs.

With the explorer I obviously have to go buy it, switch master cylin, and cut and reweld the spring perches to the top, but I do get discs already on it, and a stronger axle. Also is the expo 2 inches wider cus if so that would totally be another negative.

with the 28 spline 8.8, I obviously have the weaker of the axle, and I have to swap to discs but I have heard that there is much more choices for pads and rotors for the mustang swap, and the E brake is supposed to be a ton easier to hook up then with the explorer rear.

My truck is just on 33's, 4.0 5 spd 4.10 gears, and I dont hardly offroad so I dont necessarily have to have the 31 spline for strength, but just really looking for discs and something to work on over the winter to put in at some point.

So guys, which would you choose? thanks, Zach.
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Old 11-03-2010, 11:23 AM
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Default Re: 31 spline 8.8 pr keep stock 28 spline?

bump. come on guys I know this is kind of a question where you really gotta know about the different axles n setups but still I know theres alot on here that know just as much as I do n also more than I do.
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Old 11-03-2010, 01:44 PM
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Default Re: 31 spline 8.8 pr keep stock 28 spline?

have you done it yet, I m looking also so swap a whole rear end assembly. looking for a FX4 2005UP,I hear they come with 31 spline, 8.8 and 4.10 ltd, do any body happen to know if is hard to do the job.

I have a 02 R 2e2wd,
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Old 11-03-2010, 04:59 PM
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Default Re: 31 spline 8.8 pr keep stock 28 spline?

no I havent done the swap yet. I have 4.10 ls already stock. I just got this other set of gears so im thinking about building an expo 31 spline. and setting up gears properly is hard, thats why it cost so much money to pay someone to do it. Its a hard job to do right everytime.
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Old 11-03-2010, 05:14 PM
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Default Re: 31 spline 8.8 pr keep stock 28 spline?

Hi, Wilson where you lived you guys have a lot of junk yard that probably have these whole rear end of FX4 Level II whit 31spline, let me know.
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Old 11-05-2010, 05:42 PM
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Default Re: 31 spline 8.8 pr keep stock 28 spline?

bump anymore opinions on what I should do with this set of 4.10's I got?
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