I wrapped loose clamp in tape to stop rattle. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. These third members are the strongest of the production cases and the most desired. Most of the time, the differences are in shock and spring mounting brackets and, of course, brake hardware. The Ford Mustang and Thunderbird used this style for a few model years.
Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. It was required to repair a leaking weld. Because of the long production history of this axle, many variants are available. The last set of numbers is the vehicle plant code. The smaller 8-inch just cannot handle the abuse as its bigger brother can. Along with the many different brake and wheel end varieties, many different styles of axle shaft ends were manufactured.
Most 1972 and earlier 31-tooth spline shafts can be shortened and 1973 and later versions typically cannot be resplined. There are three versions with external Ns cast in; note the more curved style on the top right. By - November 7, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and F-250, F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014. Both axles share a common design and are often referred to as banjo style or third-member style. I guess this helps add to the splendor of the vehicle. There are three bearings on the pinion shaft: the two traditional tapered roller bearings for the head and tail bearings with a third cylindrical roller bearing on the opposite end of the pinion head. There can be no other outcome to this than for the spring to exert enough force over time to weaken both u-bolts to the point of failure.
The repair shop replaced the cv axle and the axle tube. Sometimes you can get a repair bearing that is offset and rides in a different place on the axle. Learn how to install a lift kit yourself to save some green. This chart references the connection between the month codes and the actual month. However were it not for the initial rattle I doubt that I would have ever seen the problem until at some point in the future when my axle fell off. In order to allow for the additional straddle mounted bearing and casting support structure, the hypoid offset needs to be large enough to clear the differential case.
Includes: Carrier Bearings and Races, Pinion Bearings and Races, Pinion Seal, Complete Shim Kit, Ring Gear Bolts, Pinion Nut, Crush Sleeve, Oil Baffles, Slingers. Any of the W-series cases do have a fill plug machined in them. This is a relatively common issue on these housings. Date Code The date code is stamped on the tag. The most common failure is a bearing goes bad and damages the surface of the axle where the bearing rides on the axle. The N cases had two vertical ribs, three horizontal ribs, and a machined-in fill plug.
Since these housings were a series of stamped-steel pieces all welded together, there were many different overall lengths, tubes sections, mounting brackets, and even general constructions over the years see Chapter 5. On this particular third member, the original copper washers that were under the factory fasteners have been discarded as well. It started happening about a month ago. This additional bearing and, more importantly, the necessary casting support structure is what drives the larger hypoid offset. The rear differential is located within the rear axle and is the final step for power to reach the rear wheels. I was wondering if there could be other causes. I have contacted Ford cac, and the dealer will probably install a kit per sb99-6477.
When I put my truck into drive or reverse there is a huge slamming noise. These shafts had a longer brake spacing offset and a unique brake drum register diameter of 2. Took me over twice that long but it was my first time and done with the car on jack stands in my garage. None of which changes the strength of the axle shaft. It has enjoyed a long production history with many variants. I would encourage you to look at this issue; over time as these trucks acquire more mileage there may be some u-bolt failures. See Chapter 8 for how to install a 9-inch in a classic 1957 Chevy Bel Air as a performance upgrade.
Includes: Carrier Bearings and Races, Pinion Bearings and Races, Pinion Seal, Complete Shim Kit, Ring Gear Bolts, Pinion Nut, Crush Sleeve, Oil Baffles, Slingers. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. The axle shaft connects the left and right wheel to the carrier and the ring and pinion. There may be a second dash and more numbers and letters on the top row if there are specifics that are unique for interchange information. These first became available on the 1964 Galaxies with the 427-ci engine and were found on many higher horsepower cars and trucks.
There is one beneath it as well. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. There were also 8-inch ring gear independent carriers in production. Includes: Carrier Bearings and Races, Pinion Bearings and Races, Pinion Seal, Complete Shim Kit, Ring Gear Bolts, Pinion Nut, Crush Sleeve, Oil Baffles, Slingers. Therefore, these axle assemblies require better quality oil and good underbody airflow to keep the unit cool.
If it does not meet the standards the core is tossed out. Many people prefer to just call it the Ford 9-inch-style wheel end. Includes: Carrier bearings and races, pinion bearings and races, pinion seal, complete shim kit, ring gear bolts, pinion nut, crush sleeve, oil baffles. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. These tags are typically quite beat up, twisted, and rusted over the years. Unless you are building a Pinto or straight six-cylinder vehicle, you want to avoid it.