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E36 - Ford 8.8 Rear End Conversion - Unit Finalization and pricing

It has been a long time coming, but we are pleased to announce the completion of our Ford 8.8 super-case kit!

Pre-order page link: Super F-88 Subframe Kit

If you haven't been following along you can find some details here on Bimmerforums: bimmerforums.com or in our previous blog post here: 22rpd.com

We have final welded the first production unit in our new jig. This fixture allows us to produce these kits with consistent and accurate fitment every time!

Let's recap some of the kits details:

Cheap REBUILDS: Master rebuild kits on these differentials which include everything down to the bearings run about 200$

  • Lots of ratio options: Aftermarket ratios begin at 3.08 and go to 5.10 in ~0.2:1 increments.
  • Comparable weight to the 188 diff (The aluminum case option is ~75lbs)
  • Cheap replacement carriers (New LSD carriers run $177+)
  • Brand new OEM differentials can be found for the $800-900 range.
  • Used differentials can be found for as little as 250$

Common factory differentials that are often found from 250-550$ include:

  • 3.73:1 Torsen Type
  • 3.15:1 standard Clutch type
  • 3.55:1 Standard Clutch type

22RPD subframe Design features:

  • Completely redesigned and optimized subframe
  • Full 7-gauge laser cut steel construction
  • 1000 TQ launch capacity with 2:1 Safety factor
  • Retains Factory control arms, Trailing arms, and sway bars
  • Includes Poly sway bar bushings, Does not include adjustable end links
  • Improved suspension geometry, including 8.4mm of roll center correction for lowered cars
  • Input shaft lowered 3/8" to easily fit a 3.5"+ diameter driveshaft
  • Fully powder-coated finish
  • Weighs 11.3kg (24.9lb) compared to the OEM subframe at 9.8kg (21.6lb)

Preorder Pricing:

  • Tier 1:  F-88 subframe + installation hardware + bushings - $1100
  • Tier 2: Kit as above + bare axle-shafts - $1850
  • Tier 3: Tier 2 + Ford inner CV installed on axle-shafts - $2500
  • Tier 4: Tier 3 + fully assembled axle shafts (Inner and outer CV Joints) - $2700 (with Core return of stock outer CV)

The anticipated lead time to ship out production units is currently 5-weeks.

If you have any further questions please reach out to us over email: info@22rpd.com


link to Blog detailing what the super 8.8 is 22rpd.com!

To view the final product click here: Super F-88 Subframe Kit - 22RPD

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