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Ford Performance 8.8 in. Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Kit (86-04 V8, Excluding 99-04 Cobra)

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    Features & Details

    • Extra Insurance
    • Direct Fit Replacement
    • Genuine Ford Racing Part
    • Designed for Solid Rear Axle V8's
    • Fits 1986-2004 GT, Bullitt, Mach 1 and 1994-1998 SVT Cobra
    Extra Insurance. When installing a new set of axles or steeper rear gears in your Pony it is a good time to swap out those old worn Axle Bearings and Seals with a new set from AmericanMuscle. High-quality Ford Racing steel bearings are a direct fit replacement and insure against an axle failure.

    Kit Includes. The Ford Racing 8.8" Rear Axle Bearing and Seal Kit contains two outer axle shaft bearings and two seals.

    Legendary Ford Racing Quality. When you're adding performance parts to your Pony, you can't go wrong by installing parts from the folks that know it best. Ford Racing's legendary quality ensures a perfect fit and years of hassle-free use.

    Application. This Ford Racing Rear Axle Bearing and Seal Kit is designed for use with 8.8in solid rear axle equipped V8 Mustangs, including the GT, Bullitt, Mach 1 and the 1994-1998 SVT Cobra. It will not fit the 1999-2004 IRS equipped Cobra.

    Fitment: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

    MPN# M-1225-B

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

    What's in the Box
    • (2) Outer Axle Shaft Bearings
    • (2) Seals
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • Bullitt - 01
    • Cobra - 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98
    • Cobra R - 93, 95
    • GT - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04
    • LX - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
    • Mach 1 - 03, 04
    • Other - 86

    Fits solid axle Mustangs equipped with a 8.8" rear end. Will not fit IRS equipped Cobra

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    Questions & Answers (8)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    I have a 98 v6 mustang with an 8.8. Are these the bearings i need to replace my current ones?

    • The Ford Performance 8.8 in. Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Kit are specifically designed for use with the 8.8" rear end in the V8 Mustangs.

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    Going from a 28 spindle axle to a 31 spindle axle will these bearings work for me

    • The Ford Performance 8.8 in. Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Kit will be compatible with the 31 spline axles.

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    Will this work with 4:10 rear end gears

    • Hi, This bearing & seal kit will work with all gear ratios in 8.8 rear equipped 86-04 Mustangs Excludes IRS.

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    Is this kit included in the Ford Racing Ring/pinion kit to rebuilt the rear end?

    • No, these must be ordered separately. These are the outside axle bearings and seals. The kits come with pinion bearings and carrier bearings (think inner axle bearings). Good luck.

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    Will these fit my 2003 Crown Victoria?

    • While most Ford parts from a Mustang will fit a Crown Victoria, we cannot confirm that this will work 100%. If you have questions about the Ford Racing 8.8 in. Rear Axle Bearing & Seal Kit (86-04 Excludes IRS) working in a Crown Victoria, feel free to contact us via phone or email found here: http://www.americanmuscle.com/contact.html

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    3 More Questions
    Will these work with aftermarket 31 spline axles? 1 answer
    Will these work for the 7.5in rear on v6's? I have a 2000 v6 mustang with a 7.5in rear, will these work? This bearing and seal kit is relatively inexpensive. I've been told that most of the components are similar in 7.5 and 8.8. 1 answer
    Will These fit My 2001 mustang gt? Im wondering if these are going to fit my "all stock" 2001 mustang gt 4 answers

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    Customer Reviews (77) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.9

    out of 5 stars




    • 5/5

      April 07, 2019

      Great product

      No noise or leaks! Replaced my old bearings and seal when I installed 4.10s

      Oxwhite04gt

      Year: 2004 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 4/5

      March 28, 2019

      Wheel bearings

      It came quickly, was exactly what I needed and they are in stalled now and work great thanks

      Hellhorse

      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      January 30, 2019

      Very pleased!

      I have not installed these yet, but was very pleased with how fast they arrived.

      MattheuB

      Year: 1992 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      January 27, 2019

      Great product and price

      Everything I ordered arrived just within a few days right when I needed it

      JustinL

      Year: 1993 Submodel: LX

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      January 26, 2019

      31 spline axel swap

      I recently did a 31 spline axel swap and these seals were the perfect fit would definitely buy again if I did another swap on a future project

      WyattB

      Year: 2001 Submodel: Bullitt

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      January 25, 2019

      Great product.

      Redone my rear-end and used all ford performance bearings, diff, and axles great products. Thank you American Muscle..

      MichaelM

      Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      December 21, 2018

      Axle bearing kit

      Excellent quality fast delivery, easy installation

      EdwardM

      Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      November 15, 2018

      bearings for rebuild

      got nice bearing and seal kit for rear end rebuild

      NickT

      Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 4/5

      October 30, 2018

      Easy

      Easy and cheap preventative maintenance when you already have the axles out.

      AlexC

      Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      October 30, 2018

      Great quality

      Great quality bearings. Installation was pretty straight forward. No freezing needed.

      JustinM

      Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      October 04, 2018

      Easy and quick install

      Free rental of the removal and install tools from the auto parts store is the way to go here. The removal and install only took 15 minutes! It's the removal and re-install of the rear brakes and the axles, the draining and refilling of the differential that take most of the time. All together, it took me 8 hours(I did the whole job by myself, as usual) but, It felt good when I was done!

      73challenger503

      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (9)

    • 5/5

      September 19, 2018

      ...

      Have not installed yet but can’t wait to get them in

      PaigeC

      Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      September 10, 2018

      Great kit

      Packaged well and sent promptly. Had gears put in as well. Running smooth as if now.

      DwaineW

      Year: 2004 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      July 11, 2018

      Axle Bearings and Seals

      Fit nicely and was everything you expect it to be!

      TorchdMach

      Year: 2004 Submodel: Mach 1

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      June 15, 2018

      as expected

      excellent product. they are as described and as expected

      Billy

      Year: 2017 Submodel: GT350

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      May 15, 2018

      Great!

      Great product, great craftsmanship, great delivery time. I couldn't be more satisfied with this product!

      CharleyC

      Year: 2002 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      March 05, 2018

      Axle Bearings

      Great...fit my 31 spline superior axles perfectly.

      Jake

      Year: 2002 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      December 22, 2017

      Great Product!

      I ordered these to replace my factory bearings on my 99 GT. I'm sure the factory were fine, but with the car being 17 years old.... I think it deserved them! I order them Sunday evening and they arrived on Tuesday.

      ScottB

      Year: 1999 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (10)

    • 5/5

      December 10, 2017

      Axle bearing

      Nice to buy everything from one location to overhaul the axle

      Steve

      Year: 2001 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      November 15, 2017

      Good product

      Arrived sealed up nice not holes in the package or anything havent installed yet, but i know you cant go wrong with ford perf. Prod.

      RafaelG

      Year: 2002 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (9)

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