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Old 09-29-2012, 06:45 PM   #7
4x4junkie
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Timken for the bearings.

As for the axles, whatever you get, make sure it was made/remanufactured here in the US. Unfortunately I'm not sure which brands to look for (maybe someone else can chime in).

Another option is to get the shafts from a junkyard donor. Chances are quite good they'll be in excellent shape (save for any aging of the rubber CV boots, which are easily replaced if the shaft is out of the vehicle), and you'll be almost assured of getting quality shafts. Most vehicles in my experience are hardly ever used in 4WD, if at all.
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'90 Bronco II XLT
5" lift (Skyjacker Jeep coils), D35 & 8.8" w/5.13s (locked), 1354 dual T-case, 35x12.50s

'94 Ranger XLT
6" Skyjacker, ARB D44 front, Detroit 8.8" rear, Atlas 4.3, 33s
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