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Old 05-05-2011, 01:49 PM
Ramsey Ramsey is offline
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Default HELP!! 28 spline 8.8 axles?

does anyone know a good place to find 28 spline 8.8 axles mine are pitted and continue to blow axle tube seals. does anyone have a good set of axles or perhaps a whole axle, in California preferably. my last resort would be to pay retail for new ones and that aint very cheap and my whole truck has been a budget daily driver and weekend warrior. any help tips website leads would be appreciated. thanks ya'll.
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Old 05-05-2011, 01:53 PM
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Default Re: HELP!! 28 spline 8.8 axles?

I got a new one for 140 from the dealer. The original one in the 8.8 I swapped was no good. I sprung on the axle because i beleive its safer to be sure about the item you are buying.
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:11 PM
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Another option would be an offset "rapair" bearing kit. It moves the bearing and seal farther out on the shaft to a cleaner area. I've installed them on rangers before with good results for much cheaper than replacing the entire shaft.

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Old 05-05-2011, 02:41 PM
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Default Re: HELP!! 28 spline 8.8 axles?

yea all great ideas guys but when i say limited im so stretched tight i cant afford more than 100 an axle plus seals and oil. the bearings should still be fine they were done in november and no major haulin or wheelin since but the pitted axles chewed the seals. how hard is it to change the 8.8 seals. (like the only thing i havent looked at or built myself sheesh)
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Old 05-05-2011, 02:54 PM
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really easy man. You can use the search function and find out how!
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Old 05-05-2011, 03:04 PM
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You can change out the seal (will still require you to drain and replace the fluid) but you will still have the same issue again down the road so in order to fix it you will need to either replace the axle and seal (expensive) or use an offset repair bearing (less expensive) either way its going to cost money.

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-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

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Old 05-07-2011, 11:37 AM
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Default Re: HELP!! 28 spline 8.8 axles?

Speedie sleeve, slips over damaged seal area and makes it like new SKF makes them
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Old 05-07-2011, 11:50 AM
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http://www.summitracing.com/search/Y...%20shaft&dds=1
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Old 05-12-2011, 07:32 PM
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Thanks y'all I got the axles and new seals from a friend of mine who rolled his 2000 ranger and I got new seals thanks to all who posted
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