Dana 44 Axle & Torque Specs - Use The Diff Wizard to Find Parts

Dana 44 Differential Parts, Ring and Pinion Gear Sets, and Axle Upgrades

Axle Specifications:

Ring Gear Diameter: 8.500
Diff Cover Bolts: 10
Ring Gear Bolts: 10
Axle Spline Count: 30 / 32 / 19
Axle Shaft Style: Full & Semi-Float
C-Clips: Yes
Pinion Support: No
Pinion Nut: 1-5/16" or 1-1/8"
Pinion Crush Sleeve: Yes
Carrier Breaks: 3.73 / 3.92
Dropout Carrier: No
Oil Capacity: 1.3 Quarts
Oil Type: 80W-90
Max Output Torque: 4,460 ft-lbs
Max Cont. Torque: 1,100 ft-lbs

Torque Specifications:

Pinion Preload New: 12 to 15 in-lbs
Pinion Preload Reused: 6 to 8 in-lbs
Ring Gear Backlash: .006" to .010"
Ring Gear Bolt Torque: 55 ft-lbs
Carrier Bearing Caps: 60 ft-lbs
Compatible Vehicles:

Dodge Ram 1500 / 2500 1994 - 2002 Front
GMC K5 - K30 1961 - 1980 Front
GMC K10 - K15 1960 - 1972 Rear
Chevy Suburban 1960 - 1980 Front
Ford Bronco 1971 - 1996 Front
Ford F-150 / F-250 1959 - 1996 Front
Jeep CJ5 - CJ8 1966 - 1986 Front
Jeep TJ Rubicon 2003 - 2006 F / R
Jeep Grand Cherokee 1996 - 2008 Rear
Chevy Corvette 1980 - 1997 Rear
Dodge Viper 1992 - 2010 Rear

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Axle Details

The Dana 44 axle features a 8.5" ring gear 19, 30, or 32 spline semi-floating axle shafts and is available in both solid axle and IFS/IRS configurations for front and rear (standard and reverse rotation applications. Dana 44 axles can be identified by their 10 cover bolts, hexagon shaped diff cover with very round edges, and a fill plug located near the axle centerline.