Originally Posted by wellcom2knoxvile
DO NOT BUY A REAR D44!!! they are trash! if you don't believe me, go to any jeep forum (commonly used) and search for d44 and you will read all the **** about em... a 9 inch is far superior!
Yeah screw the rear D44. Thanks for the tip.
built 8.8's - Pirate4x4.Com Bulletin Board
The axle shaft strength (tested by Warn Ind.) is as follows:
F8.8= 6,500 (lb. ft.)
D44= 4,600-5,000 (lb. ft.)
D35C= 4,000-4,300 (lb. ft.)
COT: Continuous output torque rating
MOT: Maximum output torque rating
Numbers from January edition of Fourwheeler, page 60.
Dana 35 rear axle COT: 870 MOT: 3480
Dana 44 rear axle COT: 1100 MOT: 4460
Ford 8.8 28spline COT: 1250 MOT: 4600
Ford 8.8 31spline COT: 1360 MOT: 5100
Dana60 semifloat COT: 1500 MOT: 5500
05' 4x4, Auto, Locked
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