How do I know what rear differential I have?
Without an ID tag, differentials are identified by the number of cover bolts, the distinctive shape of the cover, the number of ring gear bolts, and ring gear diameter. They can also be identified by whether the center section is an integral or dropout design.
How do I know what Dana axle I have?
Stamped Number on the Axle To figure out exactly what axle you have, you can look for the Dana stamped bill of materials number. This stamped number can usually be found on the righthand side or on the longer axletube on the same side of the tube as the differential cover, facing the rear of the truck.
How can you tell the difference between an 8.2 and 8.5 rear end?
Another way to tell the difference between an 8.2 and an 8.5 rearend is to pull the cover and look at the bolt holding the spider gear crosspin. If it takes a 1/2-inch wrench to remove it, it’s an 8.2. If it takes a 5/16-inch wrench to remove it, it’s an 8.5.
What is the difference between a Dana 30 and Dana 35?
The Three Wrangler Dana Axles The Dana 30 will only be found as a Jeep front axle while the Dana 35 will only be found as a rear axle on Wranglers. Dana 35 axles have earned a very poor reputation in the off-roading world, however, it is a great axle for stock Wranglers.
What vehicles have a 10 bolt rear end?
The 10-bolt was used in all the low performance applications. This assembly used an 8.2-inch ring gear diameter and 28-spline axles for Camaros, Chevelles, Impalas and even the early Chevy II’s.
How can you tell a Dana 30 from 44?
The quickest way to tell is to look at the top of the steering knuckles where the Front End Housing is connected to the Knuckle. On a Dana 44 Model, you will see a large castle nut threaded onto a ball joint. For Dana 30 Models, you will see a king pin cap with four bolts threaded down into the top of the knuckle.
What is a Dana 30a?
< Jeep Liberty. The 27 spline Dana 30a, also know by Chrysler as the 186FIA, has always been the only front axle available in the Jeep Liberty. It’s an IFS axle with an aluminum housing as indicated by the ‘FI’ and ‘A’/’a’ respectively. Essentially, it’s an aluminum version of the Dana 30 with a longer pinion shaft.
What vehicles have a Ford 8.8 rear end?
- 1986-2014 Ford Mustang.
- 1982-2012 Ford F-150.
- 1982-1996 Ford Bronco.
- 2001-2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac.
- 1991-2011 Ford Ranger 4.0L models.
- 1991-2001 Ford Explorer (Solid axle)
- 1985-2011 Ford Panther platform vehicles.
- 2012–Present Ford F-150 (Super 8.8, depending on engine and other options)
Is a 12-bolt rear end better than a 10 bolt?
First, the 10-bolt’s pinion shaft diameter is 1.438 (25 splines) while the 12-bolt is 1.625 (30 splines) which makes the 12-bolt 13 percent larger in diameter and therefore stronger.