What year Ford Ranger has the 8.8 rear end?

8.8 Solid Axle

Ford first used the 8.8 axle in 1983 model year trucks and is still in production for the Ford Ranger and Ford F-Series. It was also used in the Ford SUVs until Independent suspension replaced the solid axle. Ring, pinion and carrier all remained between the solid axle and independent rear suspension. via

What gear ratio does a Ford 8.8 have?

Ford 8.8 Inch 3.55-5.13 Ratio. via

How much power can 35 spline axles handle?

A 30-spline axle is rated at 6,200 lb-ft, a 31-spline at 7,000, a 33-spline at 8,200, a 35-spline at 9,600, and a 40-spline at 12,000. via

Why is a limited slip differential Good?

Limited slip differentials compensate for a loss of traction in one wheel, offering you more control even when driving on slippery or rough roads. A limited slip differential increases a car's power and speed by utilising engine power more efficiently, thus allowing for a smoother and more enjoyable drive. via

WHAT WILL 3.73 gears do?

So, a truck with optional 3.73 gears will tow a heavier trailer than one with 3.55 or 3.21. But it will also use more fuel in all situations because the engine's rpm will be higher. via

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