Long & Short axles included. Axle has the new style big bearing ends on it. Drilled for 5 on 4-1/2", 5 on 4-3/4", and 5 on 5" wheel bolt patterns using 0.685" knurl dia. Axle length is from the flange to the end of the splines.
Axles have 3 bolt patterns in them: 5 on 4-1/2", 5 on 4-3/4", and 5 on 5. The hub pilot (center of the axle flange) measures 3.055. Of the axle flange measures 5.93. For more information on determining the proper axle length and the Ford 9 Inch, be sure to check out our tech articles; and. 33" length with 9-1/4" of spline.29.51" length with 10" of spline. Disc brake kits may require increasing the i/d of the center hole in the rotor to match the o/d register or hub pilot on the axle flange, or reducing the diameter of the register or hub pilot on the axle to fit properly to the i/d of the rotor. When installing new axles in. Traction differentials, be sure to install the driver's side axle first to keep the splines properly aligned. Failure to do so may move the two splined gears out of alignment, and it may be difficult to install the driver's side axle properly if the passenger side axle is already installed. If installation of passenger side axle is done first it may require two people when installing the driver's side axle, with both parties rotating reach axle until splines are in line and the driver's side axle fully sides into the housing. When cutting axles to desired lengths, it is recommended that the following procedures are performed. Normal steel cutting machinery cold saw, band saw, chop saw, etc. Using a sleeve around the axle such as a small piece of PVC tubing - this allows. The axle to be spun in place while being cut. A perimeter cut around the outer diameter assisting in keeping the cut square. Avoiding the build-up of too much heat by doing a straight cut (like a knife though a stick of butter).
To ensure you get the most out of your new 9 Inch components, it is recommended that you perform a proper break-in process. Use a name brand mineral-based gear oil, preferably 85w140 (Extremely high quality synthetic oils may be used once break-in process has been successfully performed). Place vehicle on jack stands and let the. Spin while the vehicle idles - run transmission in both forward and reverse periodically throughout the process. Until the pinion gets hot (place hand on bottom of the differential housing to verify this).The ability to install new axles and hit the track the same day without worry. Keeps the quality and life of your gear oil. By Hank F on March 09, 2021.
Making your own length axles is a good option to have! Yes, I recommend this product. By Tony on January 20, 2021.
Great product for customizing your 9 inch rear axle housing. By Larry on September 28, 2020. Measured and band sawed to length but yet to test for strength. Well made, snug fit in the gears.I would use these again. By rod builder on May 15, 2020. Good heavy axles, I liked the multi bolt pattern. Related Items / Suggested Parts. Axle Bearing Retainer, Big Ford New Style Axle Application. Speedway Motors is America's Oldest Speed Shop® and has been a trusted source for specialty rodding and racing products and friendly expert advice for more than 71 years.