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Old January 21st, 2007, 08:20 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by greenmeanie View Post
what should i put in my yj wrangler?? i have the 44 already, and was planning to put disk brakes and some sort of a locker in it.

should i just buy an 8.8 w/ disks and a factory lt'd slip instead of building the 44??
that seems like it would be a better investment; just want some other opinions. thanks.

The axle shaft strength tested by Warn Ind:
F8.8= 6,500 (lb. ft.)
D44= 4,600-5,000 (lb. ft.)
D35C= 4,000-4,300 (lb. ft.)
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COT: Continuous output torque rating
MOT: Maximum output torque rating

(Numbers from January edition of Fourwheeler, page 60.)
Dana 35 rear axle COT: 870 MOT: 3480
Dana 44 rear axle COT: 1100 MOT: 4460
Ford 8.8 28spline COT: 1250 MOT: 4600
Ford 8.8 31spline COT: 1360 MOT: 5100
Dana60 semifloat COT: 1500 MOT: 5500]
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