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Old March 14th, 2011, 01:47 AM   #1
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Default compare the 8.25 to the 8.8

just curious as to the differance in strength of the 8.25 out of a cherokee and the 8.8 from a explorer.....

just curious as i have a chance to get a 8.25 and thought that i may go that rout insted of the 8.8 ki was considering...

i see alot of threads on swaping in a 8.8 but none on going with a 8.25 since they are available from cherokee....


what are yor thoughts and info??

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Old March 14th, 2011, 02:06 AM   #2
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8.8 has bigger shafts and more aftermarket support.

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well depends which 8.25 kinda, you have the older 27 spline and then the newer 29 spline 8.25 vs the explorer 31 spline 95+ with disc brakes from factory. and the 8.8 stock can handle up to 37" tires, and then can be upgraded to 33 spline yet after that. I'm a big fan of the 8.8 but it really depends on style of how you drive and what your overall goals are, and as well as what type of a budget you have set aside for the axle swap.

Check this out for some axle comparisons. 8.25 vs 8.8
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fyi, "compare"

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