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For Sale BUILT-Dana 44, 8.8 axle combo

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Just curious.

I'm cleaning house and don't see my Explorer getting these axles anytime soon.

Dana 44- high pinion, narrowed 6", weld-on style wedges, 5.13 gears, Detroit Locker, Warn Alloy Shafts, ox-joints, warn hubs, disc brakes, 5x5.5 lug pattern, heavy duty diff cover.

Ford 8.8- 5.13 gears, mini-spool, 5x4.5-5x5.5 wheel adapters, disc brakes.

I always said I would bury myself in my grave before giving away these axles.

FYI, the price for the install of gears on both axles plus all the goodies in the front axle (shafts, joints, locker, hubs) was $2900 plus the price of the axles, wheel adapters and mini spool.
 



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damn you Danny
Damn you LOL
I am still fighting the urge to go SAS and justify a dana 44 ttb setup
$2000 + shipping?
how many miles?
 












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these + BII = monster
 






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...Enter drooling smiley here...

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x2 Bad timing for me with my man and hopefully buying us a house in the next couple months.

I really want 5.13s. :(

x3. I'd hold onto them. I think it'll be difficult for someone to pay what they're worth right now.

Find a cheap Ranger and build it! :D
 






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Umm, I rebuilt the 44 and probably put less than 3000 miles on it.

The 8.8 had 50K on it when I put it under my truck, that probably has less than 70K "easy" miles on it. You know my style, I never broke a shaft but did wear out a lunchbox locker on it.

Not saying I want to sell it, I'd really like to swap it under something since I got the wheels, tires, axles, C5, front bumper etc...ready to go. Found a nice Ranger with no motor for $1,000. I've always wanted a Ranger, I just never wheel enough and my best friend just moved across the country and took his Ranger with him So I'm getting even further away from wheelin.
 






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further away from wheeling? Holy crap! Move to CO!
SAS Ranger = kickass
 






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Sounds like you need to move to CA.
 






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Probably the smartest thing is put these under a Jeep, kill two birds, a fun convertible for city cruising for the lady and a hardcore lightweight wheeler but Jamie your offer is tempting, just can't justify the price for replacement if I ever get back to that point. These will still be a good setup if I want to set up a truck in 10 years.
 






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I'd say around 2k.. Check pirate and you can find some built axle's similar to those. Just keep them, we can do a sas in a weekend for under 1k. You got the most $$$$ parts.
 






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Jeep? pffft screw that!

bob a Ranger or get a BII and chop it
Jeep and smartest?? Those words should never leave your mouth! LOL
 






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Sorry Jamie, not everything I'd wheel needs to be hillbillyed up with a saw-zall and although I've owned several Fords, I've enjoyed seeing several trail capable Jeeps (including my buddy's in Moab that walked up every trail several explorers struggled with)

Maybe a early bronco if I could find one that's clean. The point of this thread was to see if my axles had a street value worth selling, not "name my next project"

After what I have learned about coilovers and hydro bumps though I am thinking you can make a sweeet street drivable crawler that can handle a little go fast.

(look up 4wheel parts "Offroad Adventures" this month for a hi-flying jeep)
 






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I was teasing dude, I have even owned a Jeep before, a 98 Sahara LOVED IT
I love Jeeps, I love Yota's, both belong off road

$2000 is what I would expect the street value to be here in CO
 






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Umm, so for $2k I would sell these if anyone would be interested. That seems to be the going rate. Just did a price check with Wally up in Colorado and he confirmed that he just spent similar money putting a 44 into his wife's YJ.

I did the math, I'm into this setup $3,800 for the parts, axles, professional install (only $500 of the total), I also had the Dana 44 narrowed by a friend who is a fabricator free of charge so that would have been another healthy expense.


$2k for the strongest possible Dana 44 you can slip under your truck with all the parts to match the rear!!!
 






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I think it will be very hard to sell.
If it doesnt, my vote is put under Early Bronco
 






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I think I don't need you coming into my thread and offering nothing constructive.


I already have a guy who just buiit a setup like this for 3k on the front axle alone and told me I should get this all day long just today and he's already got somebody in Denver emailing me that wants them as soon as a truck he has for sale gets sold.
 












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