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Ford Performance M-4204-F318C

8.8" Differential Traction-Lok Limited-Slip

Ford Performance M-4204-F318C


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Ford Performance M-4204-F318C 8.8" Differential Traction-Lok Limited-Slip $261.99
8.8" Differential
  • Traction-Lok Limited-Slip
  • Carbon Fiber Clutch Plates
  • Will Accept Anti-Lock Exciter Ring
  • Original equipment in 2003-04 Mustang Cobra
  • 31-Spline Axles
  • Solid or IRS Rear End

  • Ford Performance M-4204-F318C Details



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    Ford 8.8 Differential

    Ford Racing 8.8" Differentials give you a strong reliable replacement for your factory unit. Choose from either Traction-Lok, Torsen Type or Torsen T-2 for to best fit your application and driving type. Traction-Lok This clutch type can really plant the power to the ground through both wheels and usually is rebuild able. It is perfect for applications that are going to be used for straight line street or street/strip use. While designed to allow smooth cornering without any ratcheting our coupling issues it is not the most consistent controlling torque for through the corner acceleration. Traction-Lok differentials typically require a friction modifier for proper performance and longevity. Torsen Type Are a helical or worm gear style differential that is said to be torque sensing. They will offer control for straight line acceleration and for off corner acceleration but they are not designed to handle torque loads of drag race style starts as well as a Traction-Loc style differentials. Torsen T-2 Type Are a more complex helical or worm gear style differential than the Torsen and are designed more towards road racing applications that may see some street use. These differentials are not intended for drag race use at all. The T-2 differentials are designed to apply torque smoothly while cornering to allow for consistent reliable off corner acceleration. They are not intended for drag race use. Features:

    • Factory Replacement Units For Late Model Mustangs
    • Original Equipment Quality and Performance
    • Allows for Easy Upgrading to Performance Specific Vehicles

    M-4204-F318C - Ford Performance 8.8 Inch Differentials is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome looking piece Workmanship is top notch and the spider gears looked really strong
    Date published: 2015-10-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice part Nice part, great price, fast shipping. Packaging marginal at best but thankfully no damage. I like doing business with Jegs and have not been disappointed!
    Date published: 2015-06-14
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    1995 F-150 XL, 3.31 open diff Code 17. Want more traction to help with our 4500# trailer on snow or loose ground. Is this an easy swap or will I need to shim things? Intend to keep the same gearing for now. Any issues towing with one of these? Thanks.

    Asked by: DPL1203
    This will need to be shimmed. Professional installation is recommended.
    Answered by: Jon Jegs Tech
    Date published: 2018-01-31

    Will this fit a truck 8.8 rear end?

    Asked by: LukeHouston12
    Yes it will work with the truck 8.8s too.
    Answered by: BrandonJ
    Date published: 2018-02-08
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