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Does a 98 ranger have the 8.8 rearend???

looking to get some 4.10 gears for my rig, but they will only fit on 8.8 rearend. My specifics are in my sig.
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You have the 8.8 as long as its the stock rear end.
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yup..its the stock rear-end.

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Does you diff have this bolt patern?

http://purplecranium.com/wsm?image=F...1957005657.jpg
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Since it's a 4.0L 4x4, it should have come from the factory with an 8.8. You can verify that by checking the axle code on the certification label on the DS door. Look up the axle code here and you'll know what it was built with.
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Since it's a 4.0L 4x4, it should have come from the factory with an 8.8.
Yup, this is the knowledge my post was based off as well.
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again....we have a sticky here that has all the axle codes in it....
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