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Unboxing: Super Joint

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Ring & Pinion Gears (ZG)

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Gear & Install Kit Package

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Hardcore Locking Hubs

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Before You Call For Rearend Parts

It may sound silly, but there are many things to consider and lots of data to collect prior to picking…

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Tech Tips: How to Measure & Cut an Axle

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Calibrating Speedometers

Changing gear ratio or tire size can lead to an out-of-calibration speedometer that leaves you guessing how fast you are…

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Choosing A Differential Repair Shop

So you don’t have the time to work on your own differential? Who can you trust to do a good…

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Diagnosing Noise (Part 1)

Many things can go wrong inside a differential. Although the hints are often subtle, most impending failures give fair warning…

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Diagnosing Noise (Part 2)

If you’ve been left hanging with a “mystery” differential noise that still refuses to make itself clearly understood, then hopefully…

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Unboxing: Master Overhaul Kit (ZK)

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Don’t Throw Away That Model 20 Rearend Yet!

The AMC model 20 rearend has been getting a bad rap for years. The two-piece axle design that AMC used…

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Unboxing: Hardcore Drive Flange

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Spider Gear Kit (ZIK)

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Ford 9″ Dropout Housing

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Driveline Angles & Vibration

  I have had more than a few customers come back to our service shop after a gear ratio change…

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Unboxing: Replacement OE Driveshaft

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Myths Regarding Differentials

Over the years I have heard a lot of myths regarding the setup and design of differentials. Anyone with a…

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Differential Install: Small Details Make a Big Difference (Part 1)

Taking care of the details requires knowing which details are important, and having the discipline to check every detail on…

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Differential Install: Small Details Make a Big Difference (Part 2)

When working on any rearend, always pay very close attention to the axle shafts and axle bearings. Sealed ball bearing…

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Things To Consider In Circle Track & Road Racing

COST The main thing to consider when building a rearend for any type of racing is strength and durability. After…

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Differential Cost: When Is Too Much Really Too Much?

We get a lot of questions asking how much it should cost to have a rearend setup. Unfortunately, the answer…

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When Just A Hammer Won’t Get The Job Done

Setting up a differential involves a lot of measuring, disassembly, reassembly, adjusting, and re-measuring. Aside from the tools needed to…

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Suzuki Samurai 5.38 Ring & Pinion Set-Up Tips

It has come to our attention that many customers are experiencing gear failure with the 5.38 gear ratio in a…

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Tech Tips: How to Stack Clutch Style Limited Slip

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Tech Tips: How to Identify & Reduce Limited Slip Chatter

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Installation: Yukon Perfomance Driveshaft

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CAD Delete Installation Instructions 1994-1999 Dodge 2500/3500

Installation Instructions for Dodge 2500/3500

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Tech Tips: Which Gear Oil for Yukon Dura Grip Limited Slip?

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Installation: Yukon Zip Locker

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Tech Tips: Measure a Semi-Float Rear Axle Shaft

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Carrier Bearing Puller Instructions

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Installation: Yukon Spin Free Kit Walkthrough

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Tech Tips: Driveline Rotation in Park with a Mechanical Locker

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Dana Spicer Housing Spreader Instructions

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Types of Differential Traction

Standard Carriers, Positraction & Limited Slips, Locking Differentials, Spools and Mini-Spools As an opening note, for all situations except factory…

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Tech Tips: How to Break in New Ring & Pinion Gears

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D30-D44 Hardcore Locking Hubs Install Manual

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Tech Tips: How to Identify Ford Differential Housing Tags

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Tech Tip: 2 Cut vs 5 Cut Ring & Pinion Gears

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Tech Tips: Noise From Automatic Lockers – Is it Normal?

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Tech Tips: How to Grind a Thick Ring Gear

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Tech Tips: Identifying Ring and Pinion Gear Noise – Deceleration

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M20 1-Piece Axle Kit Instruction Manual

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Tech Tips: Decoding GM Differential RPO Codes

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Pinion Depth Setting Kit

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Installation: Spartan Locker Walkthrough

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Tech Tips: How to Read Gear Tooth Contact Pattern

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Tech Tips: How to Measure Carrier Deck Height

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Spartan Locker Installation Instructions

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Installation: Yukon Dura Grip Limited Slip

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Common Steel Groups for Axles

Typically, steel is rated by the SAE or the ASM according to its particular elements. Proven and standardized “recipes” are…

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Spindle Boring Tool Instructions

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Tech Tips: Identifying GM 14 Bolt Differentials

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Super Joint Installation Manual

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Tech Tips: Installing GM 8.2″ into Buick-Olds-Pontiac Housing

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Ultimate 88 Kit Installation Manual

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Yukon Installation Kit Instructions

Yukon Installation Kit Instructions

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Tech Tips: Spider Gear Installation Explained

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Zip Locker Installation Manual

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Ford 9 Inch Differential Information

The Ford 9″ axle is a semi-floating, drop-out with a GAWR up to 3600 lbs and is one of the…

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Common Carrier Breaks

As discussed in detail last month, there are many situations where a different height carrier case is needed when making…

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Do I Really Need To Buy Another Carrier?

When changing the gear ratio for more power or more speed, sometimes a new ratio requires a different height carrier…

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What Does “Complete” Really Mean?

  Have you ever had to call around town on a Friday to find pinion shims or a crush sleeve…

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Worms Can Help Off-Road Traction

Even though the Gleason Torsen limited slip differential has been out of production for about thirteen years now, I still…

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Limited Slips: Gov-Lock Vs. Yukon Dura Grip

In the early 1970s, real muscle cars were fading away, and average Americans were becoming more concerned with a plush…

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Spin Free Kit: Dana 30 Jeep – Install Manual

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Spin Free Kit: Dana 44 Dodge – Install Manual

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Positraction Chatter

When looking for great off-road traction an aggressive positraction is one of the most popular ways to go. But, when…

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Hardcore Locking Hubs: Dana 60 – Install Manual

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Four Critical Ring & Pinion Settings

Although proper ring & pinion setup can be accomplished at home, I really recommend having a professional do the job.…

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Grinding Gears

Many people would rather have their children genetically altered before they would grind gear teeth. Gears are not handed to…

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New Gear Break-In

Do we really need to break in a new gear set? I have heard many people say “When I bought…

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Fixing a chipped Pinion Gear

Some gear sets get chipped or nicked during the manufacturing process or during shipping. In most cases these blemishes are…

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Unboxing: Performance Driveshafts

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Zip Locker

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Ford 9″ – Fixing a damaged side adjuster

If you do a fair amount of differentials the odds are pretty good that you have come across a spun…

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Ford 9″ – Getting a ring to clear pilot housing

A very common problem when installing low gear ratios in a Ford 9” is that as the ring gear gets…

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Spin Free Kit: Dodge 1 Ton – Install Manual

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Getting a cross pin shaft to clear a thick gear

In many cases it is necessary to grind one or more teeth on a ring gear in order to reinstall…

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Size Matters

When ever the gear ratio in a differential is changed pinion diameter changes. There are two things that must change…

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Properly setting preload with side adjusters

There are several types of rear ends that use a threaded side adjuster be it a single adjuster or one…

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Thick Gears and C-Clips Can Coexist

With a little time and a common bench grinder, you can modify your existing cross shaft to work with a…

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Identifying Borg Warner Transfer Cases

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Tight Yoke Installation

In many cases when installing new yokes on Ford 10.25”and 10.5” as well as some other differentials, it can be…

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Unboxing: Spartan Locker

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Tech Tips: Crush Sleeves VS Preload Spacers

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U-Joint Specs & General Applications

  Specs U-Joint Cap Diameter Snap Ring Diameter Adapter Available 1110 Series 1 1.718 1310 to 1330 1310 Series 1.063…

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Unboxing: Dura Grip LSD

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Bearing Installation Kit (ZBK)

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Front Axle (ZA)

Part of our USA Standard Gear product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Spin Free Kit

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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Unboxing: Grizzly Locker

Part of our Yukon Gear & Axle product unboxing series.

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