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Old 01-16-2010, 12:15 AM
clawsonj clawsonj is offline
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I have a 10 bolt rear end. is that the stock rear end? my buddy has a s10 zr2 and told me that mine and his were the same
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Old 01-16-2010, 12:52 AM
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10 bolt almost always refers to a GM axle. Both the Ford 7.5" and Ford 8.8" found under rangers have 10 diff cover bolts. They are NOT the same axle.

If your friend actually looked under there and compared the differential covers, he'll see they're not even close to being the same.



If your diff cover looks like a circle with the top and bottom sliced off with scissors, you've got a 7.5"(which is what I guarantee you've got because youre 4cyl powered). If the cover is almost completely round, it's an 8.8". You can also find out by looking at the axle tag....it'll say right on it: 7 5 or 8 8
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Old 01-17-2010, 01:31 AM
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i dont think the top and bottom are flat, ill have to climb under there and look. thanks for the info, ill let you know
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