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There's a few options....depends on the years.
the early bronco i want something that is the same width
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Does anyone know what the rear axle is out of the broncos?
Early Broncos all had 9" rears, There were 3 different types. small bearing, medium bearing and Big Bearing. All were 28 spline axle shafts.

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so it might be a good investment to get the rear too? or would i have to run a fuel cell?
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I would just get different shafts for your 8.8. You will have driveshaft clearance issues with a EB 9".
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i have a 31 spline 8.8 so i have nothing really to worry about.
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what size tires are you plannin on running?
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He might clear i clear my stock tank but its close when i stuff the drivers tire you would have to clerance the gas tank skid on the side a little bit heres a pic of my rear driveshaft clerance
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what size tires are you plannin on running?
i want to run 35s in the end maybe 37s at the biggest
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He might clear i clear my stock tank but its close when i stuff the drivers tire you would have to clerance the gas tank skid on the side a little bit heres a pic of my rear driveshaft clerance

The early bronco has weird offset on the pumpkin, I have one in my truck the driveshaft would be about an inch into the factory tank.
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well damn it would be nice to run a 9 inch but my 8.8 should be fine its a 31 spline
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well damn it would be nice to run a 9 inch but my 8.8 should be fine its a 31 spline
your 31 spline is stronger then a EB 9" anyways.
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ok sweet thats what i wanted to know thanks alot guys
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