The 8.8 rear is one strong, readily available, and affordable rear end that is perfect for MANY projects. And because they came in so many different cars and trucks over the years they are in virtually every wrecking yard on earth. This means they are affordable and parts are still available new as well. But if you don’t have a Ranger, F150, Mustang, or some other Ford they came in stock, then they probably don’t just bolt right in and may or may not be the right length. And the length may not be the only issue as the offset center section is sometimes not ideal for all applications. Sometimes you can shorten just one side. Sometimes it takes both. In these videos you can see one option for how to narrow one that you pick up for your project. Is it the right way for you?
Check them out below.