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Are the d35 beam housings the same?

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Is the driver's side axle housing from a 92-94 Explorer d35 the same as what's under my 1996 Ranger with a d35? When I search on car-parts.com they don't seem to interchange.
 


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If you are searching car-part they probably won't appear to interchange because it will look at the whole axle. The pumpking never changes unless you have a hybrid unit.

The outers changed in 95 for the better brakes.
 

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Thanks. BTW, car-parts.com did seem to break it down to the axle housing parts themselves.

I'm trying to do a 35/44 hybrid. I took too much out of the lower ball joint hole trying to get it to work with a set of Moog ball joints that wouldn't fit quite right.
 

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Your '96 beam is going to be a little different. I dont know the exact difference, but it has to do with the adjustable steering stop on the newer axles. They are interchangeable.
 

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I'm going down to the parts store to compare them. They want $125 for the the 1996 ranger housing, $75 for the 92-94 explorer one.
 

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