Does my TJ have a Dana 44?
TJ Wranglers will have either a Dana 30 in the front and a Dana 35 in the rear unless you have a Rubicon model. In which case you’ll have 44s front and back. Some TJs with a Dana 30 in the front can have a 44 in the rear as it was an option from the factory.
What Jeep has a Dana 44 front axle?
SJ Wagoneer: Grand Wagoneers, Full Size Wagoneers and Full Size Cherokees/Cherokee Chiefs came standard with Dana 44 front axles, and either the Dana 44 or AMC 20 rear axles.
How do I know if I have a Dana 30 or Dana 44?
The only difference between the JK Dana 30 and Dana 44 is ring gear size, electronic locker, and bigger shafts. You’re better off just starting with an aftermarket Dana 44 that is a “true 44”. With the cost difference between a base Wrangler and a Rubicon, you could get aftermarket Dana 60 axles with lockers.
How much HP can a Dana 44 handle?
The 44 is roughly the same as a GM 8.5″ Corporate 10-bolt, same ring gear diameter and most bearing sizes, which has about 90%+ of the strength of a 12-bolt Car axle. Your Dana 44 will handle 500 hp no problem, and with an axle and spool upgrade w/girdle cover and tubes welded to the centersection will handle 700 hp+.
Which is stronger Dana 60 or 14 bolt?
The 14 bolt is the heavier designed diff, it has an extra pinion bearing the really adds strength, bigger and heavier duty ring and pinion. a Dana 70(same case as the 60) already has the 35 spline axles. The 14 bolt has the option of the bolt on pinion guard, where as the 60 doesn’t.
What is considered a 1 ton axle?
An axle’s carrying capacity is what determines its rating, and its carrying capacity is basically determined by how massive it is. Other 1-ton axles are the GM 14-bolt, Dana 70, Dana 80 (typically used for wreckers, ambulances, etc), and the Ford/Sterling 10.25″.
Why is it called a 1 ton axle?
It’s this cargo capacity that the whole “-ton” classification got started with. Back in the day, a one-ton truck had the ability to carry 2,000 pounds of cargo, a three-quarter ton truck could carry 1,500 pounds, and so on.
Is a Dana 80 a 1 ton axle?
The Dana 80 is only rated for 1 ton trucks, not a 2.5 ton truck. A F550 is rated to haul more than a M35a2. But a lower GVWR and lighter weight truck.
What is a half ton axle?
Building Heavy-Duty Half-Tons That means it’s a five-lug, high-pinion axle with leaf spring perches (as opposed to radius arm brackets) and heavy-wall tubes.
Is a Tacoma a half ton?
Tacoma’s are Quarter tons. Tundra is a Half ton.