You need to use a diffent everything. There can be nothing that will tie you to the expired account. So yes, that means do not use an add on domain and just for good measure make sure the domain you use is privacy protected.
Google is a registrar but they can not see the underlying privacy info unless it's registered through them.
So, pretend like you where just born and everything you use will be new including the content.
Rewrite it and beef it up a bit so that if you pulled the affiliate stuff, it would stand on it's own. That will at least give the site legs for a while.