bought this 5+ years ago from another member on here, installed it in an open carrier and then never did anything else with it. has a brand new spring and pin kit. this is for a 31 spline 8.8
$175 shipped to the lower 48
I was at a local gun store a few weeks ago and started looking at all the AR stuff. Then last weekend I went to a gun show and started looking some more. Everything seems to be back down where it was before the "panic". so then a few days later, my wife told me that i wasnt allowed to buy any...
I just did a D30 swap on my b2, link in my sig. stangs build is good too, http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/showthread.php?p=983030#post983030
and escorts, http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/showthread.php?p=983030#post983030
i used a D30 on my SAS. but i have a b2 with a 2.9 in it. i dont plan to wheel mine hard either, just use it for hunting, camping, maybe a light trail every now and then. i chose it for a few reasons.
1) cheap for a complete axle-paid $150 for mine.....plus, i can usually find 2-3 for sale...
the axle is gonna be wider than what's in there now, it would look weird unless you put a wider axle up front too. you could use wheel adapters to change the wheel pattern.
i'd get an explorer 8.8 if i were you. you'd have disc brakes and the axle is closer to the width you have now.
VEHICLE: 2000 Explorer 2wd auto - about to hit 198,000
ENGINE: 4.0L SOHC
i've noticed on start up and acceleration that I'm getting some smoke out of the tailpipe.
driving down the road, no smoke at all. but if i stop at a light, when i press the gas to move again, i sometimes get a puff of...
as stated, above, cut off all the old shit and weld on some spring perches. 2.5" wide should be more than enough. all you need on the axle is a place for shocks, no need for a track bar on a leaf setup. you'll need to weld some sort of spring hangers to the frame as well.