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Mazda Rear Diff Swap


bull90

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1998
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mazda
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4.0 Litre
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Automatic
k soo i think im starting to have problems with my rear diff. soo im just thinking about instead of trying to fix it... just to rip it out and put it something more reliable.. looking for 5 bolt pattern diffs. another dana 35? or upgrade? maybe a premade diff with a Detroit locker or something?
 


jdm_farmboy

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1986
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Ford
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Manual
The 8.8 in your is a pretty stout axle. If you want to upgrade you can get an explorer 8.8. they have 31-spline shafts instead of a ranger's 28. You will have to flip the spring perches and reset the pinion angle. I think there's a write-up in the tech Library.
 

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