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Old 02-24-2009
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There's no need to change your front diff and there is no 8.8 for the front. Gears do need to match though if you are ever going to use 4wd.
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Old 02-24-2009
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Originally Posted by ern View Post
if your swap from a 7.5 axle to a 8.8 explo axle dont u have to swap the front axle to a 8.8 also??? im almost sure if u change gears in the rear u need to match them in the front right...
hahahahahahahahahhahahahahah!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 But yes it would be wise to get the same gears front and back unless you plan on not using 4wd.
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Old 02-24-2009
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Ya have to get the same gears for the front or you are more than likely going to break something.
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