Nitro Gear & Axle 8.8" IFS IRS Straight Axle Front Rear Master Install Kit

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Ford 8.8" IFS or IRS or Straight Axle Nitro Front or Rear Master Install Kit

Recommended: 3 quarts of Nitro Synthetic Plus Gear Lube

Kit Contents:

Pinion Bearing & Race x2

Carrier Bearing & Race x2

Pinion Nut x1

Pinion Seal x1

Pinion Shims

Carrier Shims

Ring Gear Bolt x10

Crush Sleeve x1

Gasket x1

Marking Compound x1

Brush x1

Loctite x1

The kits assembled by Nitro Gear & Axle only use the highest quality bearings available from Timken & Koyo. Nitro Gear & Axle does not use any cheap Chinese bearings. By using only Timken & Koyo bearings just like all of the OEM vehicle manufacturers you can be assured that your differential will be reliable, durable, & quiet for years to come.

Nitro Gear & Axle strives to provide the highest quality differential components available. We take the steps necessary to ensure our parts are dependable. Our product range is continually growing to meet the needs of consumers for new ratios and Fits. At Nitro, we know differentials and know what it takes to provide you with high quality components.


Differential: F8.8"

Ring Gear Bolts: 10

Manufacturer: Nitro Gear & Axle


1986-1995 Ford Mustang with 5.0L 302 V8

1996-2004 Ford Mustang with 4.6L SOHC

2005-2010 Ford Mustang with 4.6L

1989-2008 Ford Ranger with 4.0L

1979-1986 Ford LTD

1987-1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo Coupe

1989-1997 Ford Thunderbird SC MN12 IRS

1994-1997 Ford Thunderbird MN12 with 4.6L V8 IRS

1986-1988 Mercury Cougar XR7 & V8 Models

1989-1997 Mercury Cougar XR7 MN12 IRS

1991-1997 Mercury Cougar MN12 with V8 IRS

1984-1992 Lincoln Continental Mark VII

1993-1998 Lincoln Mark VIII IRS

1980-2002 Lincoln Continental

1981-2007 Lincoln Town Car

1979-1986 Mercury Marquis

1983-2008 Mercury Grand Marquis

2003-2004 Mercury Marauder

1987-2010 Ford F150 w/8.8" (not 9.75")

1987-1996 Ford Bronco

1987-2010 Ford E150 Van w/8.8" (not 9.75")

1990-2010 Ford Explorer

1997-2002 Ford Expedition w/8.8" (not 9.75")


*All Nitro Gear & Axle brand products are warrantied to be free of manufacturer defects for the specified period. Warranty requests must be made by the original purchaser and submitted by the dealer purchased from. Any parts sent for warranty consideration must be pre-approved and shipped prepaid freight to our facility with copy of RGA for our inspection & determination. We will not pay for labor, shipping cost, loss of revenue or perishable goods, commercial losses, costs of telephone calls, shipping or general inconvenience. This is our only warranty expressed or implied. Unauthorized warranty returns may be refused. Warranty generally covers MFG defects in material or workmanship. Abuse, overloading, improper lubrication, misuse, commercial or competition use voids warranty. Normal characteristics are not warrantable, such as Gear whine. Minor cosmetic flaws, dings, burrs from shipping or manufacturing, are not considered defect, it is installer responsibility to address these at time of install. Customer is responsible for shipping charges if warranty is granted. Warranty is for the original purchaser/user, is not transferable. Warranty covers one replacement or credit solely at our discretion. Warranty determinations are at our sole discretion.

In addition to the above conditions, see special notes for these products:

Ring & Pinion - Warrantied against manufacturing defects. 2 years from date of purchase. Must provide set-up specs.

Chromoly front Axles, Excalibur Joints, 30/30 Birfield kits - Warrantied against manufacturing defects for the life of the vehicle. These products are also covered for Breakage. The Shaft / joint must be BROKEN. Wear, twisting, bending are not warrantable. Damages caused by failure of other parts are not warrantable, for example broken U-joint (other than Nitro Excalibur) causing damage to Axle ears.

Rear Chromoly Axles - Warrantied against manufacturing defects for 5 years. These products are also covered for Breakage. The Shaft must be BROKEN. Worn, twisted, or bent axles are not warrantable.


This product can expose you to chemicals including toluene and benzene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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Box Weight: 6 lb

Box Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 in

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