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Diff cap studs

Post by BOOT » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:41 am

Stud or bolt upgrade worth it? ie gm 7.5, dana 44 or ford 8.8
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Re: Diff cap studs

Post by psychomotors » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:14 pm

Just use a cover with the preload set screws. Looks spiffy too. :D
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Re: Diff cap studs

Post by Jagdpanzer » Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:02 pm

Converted my C4 Corvette Dana 44 HD bolts to ARP studs:

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Re: Diff cap studs

Post by cgarb » Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:14 pm

In my experience with broken rear ends, the cap itself breaks before the fastener. My vote is for the preloaded cover. It's what I use on my 8.8 Ford. I thought of trying to fabricate something similar to that through the back of a 9 inch Ford housing and housing brace. Broke a nodular center section once, the caps busted in half. Ended up buying a Moser unit and those caps are way beefier.

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