All i plan on doing with this truck is driving it once or twice a week 3-4 months out of the year because the rest is too cold and snowy up here. Strength is not my biggest concern, parts availability, cost and not having the machined hubs and drums. Disk brakes would be a bonus but i could live with a good set of drum brakes in the rear. The 8.75 that i have now has the large stamped X and messures 59" 3/8 flange to flange. Im kind of lost to what rear end i want to go with. All i need is a reliable amount of strength, not too pricey considering im an 18 year old student who works an 11$/hour job, certainly not the pressed drums and hubs and the width being near 59"3/8.