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SR Performance 8.8 Axles - 28 Spline 5 Lug (94-98 GT, Cobra)

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    Features & Details

    • 1541H High Manganese Steel Alloy
    • 28 Spline Axle
    • 5 X 4.5" - Five Lug Design
    • 29.937" Axle Length
    • Kit Includes Driver and Passenger Side Axles
    • Bearings, Seals and Studs Also Included
    • Fits 1994-1998 GT and Cobra Mustangs with 8.8" Rears
    Performance Upgrade. If your running a heavily modified or forced induction SN95 Mustang, your stock axles might be too weak to take the additional punishment. But after installing a set of SR Performance 1541H alloy steel axles you will be sure to get all your pony's power and torque firmly planted to the pavement - where it belongs.

    Built to Out Perform. SR Performance Axles are forged from premium quality 1541H high manganese steel alloy that is induction heat treated for an axle shaft that is stronger and much more durable than stock, making it perfect for high stress street and race applications.

    Application. This pair of SR Performance 5-Lug 28 Spline Axles are specifically designed for use on 1994 to 1998 GT and SVT Cobra Mustangs with or without ABS that have the stock 8.8" 28-spline LSD installed.

    Application Note: 1979-2004 V8 Mustangs came factory equipped with 28 spline axles, except for 2003-2004 SVT Cobras which were 31 spline.

    Fitment: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Details

    MPN# 525034

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    What's in the Box
    • (2) 28 Spline Axles
    • (10) Wheel Studs
    • (2) Outer Axle Shaft Bearings
    • (2) Seals
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    • Splines: 28
    • Type: C-clip
    • Stud Pattern: 5 x 4.5"
    • Stud Type: 1/2" Press in
    • Length: 29.937 in
    • Material: 1541H alloy steel
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    Questions & Answers (2)

    2 Top Rated Questions

    I upgraded from 28 spline to 31 spline axels and 31 spline carrier. The axel bearings won't go on the 31 spline 5 lug axels, or do I have to clean the black oxide off the axels. Or are the Bearings different for an 8.8 rear end.

    • The diameter of the axles do not change between the 28 and 31 spline. The bearings should fit both a 28 and 31 spline. You can get in contact with one of our Mustang Experts by following the link below. This way we can ensure you have a proper install.

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    I'm in the process of building ah overhauled 5.0 for my 96 SN95. After completion the garage that is creating a twin turbo kit for estimates 800 hp and so I am looking to upgrade the axle in my car. The question I have is how much can these axle rods take in terms of WHP?

    • Hi, These SR Performance 8.8 Axles - 28 Spline 5 Lug will only hold around 300 whp i suggest swapping to a 31 spline rear end and talking to a shop who can make you a set of custom axles for your application.

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    Customer Reviews (14) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.4

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Afternoon

    Installation Cost:0-$100

    • Performance Gain 4.166667 4.2
    • Fit 4.666667 4.7

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 16, 2018

      Great fit and good quality

      I'd buy these again. They fit perfectly and are awesome quality


      Year: 1986 Submodel: Other

      Helpful (1)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Full Day

      June 05, 2018

      Good buy

      Put about 200 miles on everything that came in the package . So far so good!


      Year: 1995 Submodel: Cobra

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      March 07, 2018

      Does the job

      Fit right, easy to install. Came with everything but fluid.


      Year: 1998 Submodel: V6

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    • 1/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      November 18, 2017

      Bad bearings

      The axiles are great but three days after install the bearings went out so please spend the money for ford racing or other name brand axle bearings


      Year: 1994 Submodel: Cobra

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      August 26, 2017

      Fit and worked like stock

      These were purchased to replace stock axles that were used-up from bad wheel bearings. The cost wasn't much more than stock units and the quality is better making the decision a no-brainer.


      Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 25, 2017

      love them

      only took about an hour for me to install. feel great. no issues


      Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      July 26, 2017

      Axle shaft

      It was a really good product except that one of the seals is leaking don't know if it was my fault or the seal.


      Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 20, 2017

      Great quality axles

      The axles are a total upgrade from the stock ones - due to better steel. The backlash at the wheels was greatly reduced form the old ones, which had over 160k miles, and showed it's wear at the splines. I kept my original studs since they looked good and are better steel quality than the ones included in the kit.


      Year: 1997 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      November 23, 2016

      Solid Product

      Shipping was fast and the axles arrived with about 8 other boxes undamaged. The axles are solid quality. The only issue you may run into is swapping the exciter ring for the ABS system. Be prepared to replace that as well as the ABS magnets in the event yours don't come out in ome piece.


      Year: 1994 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 11, 2016

      Fantastic Fit, Quality Parts

      I bought this set of axles and hardware because my car was involved in an accident where an axle shaft was damaged and made the wheel oscillate when trying to spin it. That being said, I also needed bearings and seals to make sure my repair was solid. The kit came with Koyo bearings (YAAAAAAS), and came with seals and studs. The wheel studs are shorter than stock, that's your call if you want to re-use your old studs. Also, these axles do accept the ABS tone ring after heating the tone ring up a bit. The axles themselves are a direct fit and require no modification to fit in the 8.8 housing. I am extremely happy that this kit made my car work normally again.


      Year: 1996 Submodel: Cobra

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    • 5/5

      July 22, 2016

      Great replacement over Broken stock ones!

      So I broke my driver side axle right at the drag strip right at the splines considering they were stock it's about time to replace I ordered these and when they arrived they look and feel like great quality and way better than stock, they arrived from TEN factory and they say it has 10yr warranty so I think that's awesome! I installed and car is running great! Haven't went back to the strip yet but will update on how they feel and if they ever break!


      Year: 1998 Submodel: Cobra

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 07, 2016

      SR Performance 28 Spline Axles

      Hey all, I just installed a set of these axles in my 1997 V6 with a 7.5 rear end, and they fit flawlessly, I'm just putting the word out there that there are no fitment issues and are the exact same length between the 7.5 and 8.8 at least on the non ABS model. (Which truly shouldn't make any difference as it is just an added reluctor ring for ABS)


      Year: 1997 Submodel: V6

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      October 20, 2015

      SR Performance Axles

      I ordered two SR Performance 28 spline axles from American Muscle for my 1994 Mustang GT. The quality over the stock Ford Mustang 28 spline axles was huge. The splines were built so much more robust, especially in the splines and strong using the 1541H high manganese steel alloy. It may be psychological, but the Mustang GT seemed to have more authority while shifting, The axles arrived in 2 days with free shipping and I am very pleased with their performance.


      Year: 1994 Submodel: GT Lancaster, Virginia

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    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 09, 2015


      The shipping was great as usual. received the axles and first installed the studs. then I removed the old axels and the bearings and seals. (you will need the correct puller to get the bearings out.) installed the new bearings and then installed the axels. every thing fit good. now I don't need to wory so much about breaking an axel on the starting line.


      Year: 1995 Submodel: GT Monroe, NC

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