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1993 Ford Ranger Rear 8 8 Axle

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The rear axle is a full-width Ford 8.8 from an E250 van that has been filled with 4.56 gears and an ARB Air Locker under the Ballistic Fabrication diff cover. Note how the differential is offset slightly to the passenger side to maximize clearance between the gas tank and the driveline. The rear suspension uses a supple Deaver leaf spring pack in conjunction with a tension shackle and Bilstein14-inch travel 5150 piggyback reservoir shock on custom mounts. Note how the U-bolts are mounted facing up to maximize ground clearance.