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axle swap


  1. axle shifted?

    2000 3.0 5spd, was driving and heard weird noise, got home and my slip yoke is starting to slip out of the trans. what could cause this? recently did an 8.8 swap and put deavers on, im positive everything was done correctly but wondering if i missed something. might switch up my shock mounting...
  2. Dana 44 swap 93 ranger *urgent*

    I have a eb d44 I am planning on swapping into my 2wd ranger, now couple of urgent questions seeing as I'll be starting the swap next weekend 1) I read somewhere if you use stock coil buckets with eb loft coils it increases the lift by around 2-3"s? Is this correct? 2) I have the "Y" style...
  3. Need Drag Link to Pitman castle nut size

    I'm doing an axle swap from 92 Explorer to my 85 Bronco II. I got the front axle from a junkyard and did not get the nut to mount the drag link ball stud to the Pitman arm. 14mm and 9/16 do not fit. Anyone know the size castle nut to mount 92 explorer drag link ball stud to the Pitman arm? I...
  4. jlb0716

    3.73 open swap to 4.56 ls

    Alright guys, I am in search of some input on this topic. :icon_confused: Here is what I have: -01 2.5L 4x2 5sp -6" custom suspension lift :icon_welder: -3.73:1 Open diff -33x12.50 BFG AT K/Os I am thinking about finding a used 4.56 LS rear axle and swapping that in. I have lost...
  5. Dana 44 and 9 Inch rear in 89 Bronco 2

    I have an 89 Bronco 2 that i just bought a dana 44 axle out of an 87 or 88 f250 for $25 and I was wondering if this would work in the swap. I am am going to buy a ford 9 inch rear axle also. I was wondering how hard is this swap? Has anybody done it and what problems have you ran into? Im just...
  6. Different Gear Ratios

    So whoever had my truck before I did rear geared the front axle but not the rear... Im thinking about just swapping one of the axles to match the ratio in the other, which one would be easier to switch and which would be cheaper?
  7. 982WDRanger

    My Dana 30 SAS

    My truck back in 2008. [/IMG] This is my first big project since my motor swap back in September 2011. Had a 2.5L went to a built and bored 4.0L. I will be starting a Dana 30 SAS and an 8.8 swap. Doing the whole nine yards, suspension, brakes, wheels and tires, steering....all new and hd...
  8. front axle swap

    Hi how is it going. I am new to this forum..and new to the ranger truck. I just bought a 1989 xlt supercab 4x4 5sp. I just put in a new clutch. In the process of fixing my coolant leak and oil leak. The truck only has 113k miles on it. which is great for the year. Ultimately I want to make this...
  9. BishNasty

    Bronco II explorer questions?

    Hi guys, I have a stock 5spd 87 bronco II. I'm looking to lift the truck so I want stronger axles, I found a 92 parts explorer for a couple hundred bucks. its got about 200k on it with a rebuilt 4.0 auto trans. Now my questions are will I be able to use both front and rear axles from the...
  10. 2002 XLT 2WD SAS Build thread

    Hey guys, i am making this build thread because of the advice i got from several members, i have a 2002 ford ranger xlt 2wd. not too many sas's done on this and i havent found a thread for exactly what im doing but some that were close, ill post pics and let me know what you think. Opinions...
  11. Newbie help with rear axle replacement

    Can someone point me in the direction of some help?! I have a 2002 Ford Ranger XLT 2WD with a 7.5" 3.73 open rear axle. I am trying to figure out if I can replace it with a Limited Slip rear axle. and, how to tell the auto wrecker folks what I am looking for. I realize that this is probably...
  12. Ranger axle swap

    I want to swap my rear drive axle. i have an F6 axle code and the gear ratio is 3.73. i want to put an 82 in it with a 3.08 reduction. What do i need to do to make this work?
  13. 8.8 Axle swap

    So, I'm an idiot and blew out my lockers in my '04 Ranger FX4 Level II. since it is impossible for me to find this axle in washington state, I was going to swap it out with a guy's '96 8.8 4.10 B4000 axle with 10" brakes. No locker for me anymore. I think everything matches up. Will this work or...
  14. 1989 Bronco II DS axle to 1990 Ranger DS

    1989 Bronco II DS axle to 1990 Ranger DS (Rear Axle) Tried a search but didn't find anything. May not have worded it properly. Sorry if it's already here Somewhere. I have a bent axle (drivers side) on my 1990 Ranger. I have a 1989 Bronco II for parts. I'm wondering if the drivers side axle...


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