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Depending on what you want to do with the axle, determines what type of axle you want to get. If you want to put in a "lunch-box locker", like a lock-right, you will need an open-diff. As I understand it, a lock-right tpye locker will not fit in a limited slip carrier.
Also, I'm not sure how much you know about the 8.8 -- it is a floating-brake-caliper design, which means you need a flex line from each caliper to the axle, and then a hard-line that joins the 2 calipers, and then the flex line to the main rear brake line on the jeep. There are various ways you can go to acheive this, and probably lots of different articles on the web on which parts to get - factory ford, aftermarket, etc.
Also, you will need e-brake cables too, if you are going to run an e-brake. Again, some use factory Ford, some use aftermarket.
My 8.8 is a 4.10 gear, open diff, with a lock-right. Been back there for 6 years or so now I think. I lose track.
Old, noisy, slow, and just generally wonderful. Wheeling Jeep.
Less old, less noisy, less slow, daily driver Jeep.