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Old 02-06-2010, 10:44 AM
ktm200stu770 ktm200stu770 is offline
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Default 98 ford ranger rear axle

What years and axles could possibly be swapped in? My dad swears up and down that only another 98 rear end can be put directly in.

I have a 98 with 7.5" and 3.73 gears.
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Old 02-06-2010, 10:47 AM
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1998-2009 ranger. Check out to search salvage yard inventories

Also can swap in 1998-2001 explorer axle that have disc brakes
2005 Edge

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Old 02-06-2010, 05:48 PM
talkington talkington is offline
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i swapped in an axle from a 93 ranger it was a direct bolt on except we had to flip a shock mount around other than that it was bolt on. the axle was a 8.8 with 3.73 open rear end and i swapped it too a 8.8 3.73 limited slip rear end
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