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Moose
07-01-2015, 06:02 PM
G2 Dana 44 Differential Cover

Bought the new, installed before season this year.. wheeled half dozen times

The drain plug is to close to the bottom of the cover. A couple more runs and I will need a new one...poor design I think...I won't be purchasing another one

Bullwinkle
07-01-2015, 06:12 PM
Bummer dude
Riddler diff covers for the win!!!

Boris210
07-01-2015, 06:23 PM
G2 Dana 44 Differential Cover

Bought the new, installed before season this year.. wheeled half dozen times

The drain plug is to close to the bottom of the cover. A couple more runs and I will need a new one...poor design I think...I won't be purchasing another one

Oof. That sucks. I'm about to start looking into diff covers myself. Any idea on which ones you'll be going with next and why?

Moose
07-01-2015, 06:24 PM
I dont know what I was thinking...anything aluminum is too soft..

hustler
07-01-2015, 06:28 PM
Could you replace that with a set screw and some teflon tape?

Moose
07-01-2015, 06:47 PM
Hustler..Yes I could replace the plug...but the aluminum will scrape right down and though the threads ....thick steel ones will be in the very near future..Arb or Riddler Covers for me...hmm TMR designed a strong looking cover..

DWG
07-01-2015, 07:20 PM
Ouch that's crappie

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Bullwinkle
07-01-2015, 07:36 PM
The Riddlers are definitely top-notch, I couldn't hurt them and Jorge hasn't managed too either
But if you think you'll ever go to Hydro-assist go with the TMR one, it makes setting the ram a lot easier

Moose
07-01-2015, 07:55 PM
This design of the 44 cover would have been better same part number....notice the placement of the drain plug??

Moose
07-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Poison Spyder Bombshell covers look good also..

Moose
07-01-2015, 08:07 PM
Riddler cover has a recess for the Rubicon locker actuator but no drain hole...im ok with that

Boris210
07-01-2015, 08:17 PM
Errr good thing you posted this thread. Took a look at my rear diff when I got home from work to see how beat up it is and there's definitely a leak. Doesn't look too bad but I guess I'll be giving Just Jeeps a call tomorrow. In the 10 minutes I've browsed my options so far, Rugged Ridge looks like they offer a pretty decent option at a fair price.

Moose
07-01-2015, 08:45 PM
Cool

Roblaza
07-01-2015, 08:47 PM
What about blue torch fab, Moose... looks beefy. They also come in a diy kit that you weld together yourself. They're pretty reasonably priced too.

Bullwinkle
07-01-2015, 08:51 PM
Riddler cover has a recess for the Rubicon locker actuator but no drain hole...im ok with that

your Rubi 44 should have a drain in the bottom of the pumpkin... doesn't it?

Trail Head
07-01-2015, 09:00 PM
your Rubi 44 should have a drain in the bottom of the pumpkin... doesn't it?


It should , my ruibi 44s came with drain plugs.

Have been using Riddlers for 6+ years love them.

Moose
07-01-2015, 09:00 PM
No pumpkin hole for draining...if there is, its covered by a diff skid

Moose
07-01-2015, 09:03 PM
Thanks Blaza....not a fan of any DIY kits..Blue torch Fab...never heard of them

Roblaza
07-01-2015, 09:04 PM
they offer assembled ones aswell.

Moose
07-01-2015, 09:08 PM
Hmm I like them too

Roblaza
07-01-2015, 09:17 PM
Hmm I like them too

not too bad. let me know where you order from and I may order an 8.8 cover at the same time... then we can split shipping

Drizit
07-01-2015, 09:22 PM
Hmm I like them too
Looks about the same as tmr.

But what you really want is the great Lakes extreme offroad cover

http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/transmission-drivetrain/154-0708-bulletproof-test/

Ridler is only good for a .454 ;)

Moose
07-01-2015, 10:33 PM
Well, I hope no one shoots at me...never know though..I have a big mouth ..lol...I think Riddler will win my vote

adrian@4lojeeps
07-02-2015, 09:25 AM
Teraflex best bang for the buck. They just don't make a 35 one for those still running it.

Moose
07-02-2015, 04:44 PM
Thanks Bro...

Boris210
07-04-2015, 02:56 PM
Don't mean to hijack this thread, but I threw on the teraflex covers today. The rear isn't sitting flush around the bottom (see pic). Should I grind it down or let nature take it's course?

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Moose
07-04-2015, 08:36 PM
Just let a rock smash it off..

Boris210
07-04-2015, 08:52 PM
Just let a rock smash it off..

Haha I'm gonna grind it so it's flush another day... this is my first time installing aftermarket diff covers, is it normal to see that much of a gap?

Moose
07-04-2015, 08:56 PM
Ya some are like that

OverKill
07-05-2015, 02:25 PM
Haha I'm gonna grind it so it's flush another day... this is my first time installing aftermarket diff covers, is it normal to see that much of a gap?

Some do it to make it easier to remove the cover come fluid change/inspection time.

TMR CUSTOMS
07-06-2015, 10:16 AM
Support a SPONSOR and buy a locally made product! I'd put our Diff Covers against any in the industry, they are indestructible! Best of all they are in stock, safe yourself the hassle of buying cross border and buy from a LOCAL COMPANY!

Drizit
07-06-2015, 11:23 AM
Support a SPONSOR and buy a locally made product! I'd put our Diff Covers against any in the industry, they are indestructible! Best of all they are in stock, safe yourself the hassle of buying cross border and buy from a LOCAL COMPANY!
0 complaints with mine. And i drag it over stuff all the time.

Moose
08-03-2015, 03:37 PM
Well, after leaving some dime sized pieces on Greens Mountain..G2 cover is Bleeding, this cover is for a Vehicle that doesn't see trails..I will be calling Just Jeeps in the morning to see if they have something in stock....G2 diff cover = scrap..

Roblaza
08-03-2015, 08:19 PM
Well, after leaving some dime sized pieces on Greens Mountain..G2 cover is Bleeding, this cover is for a Vehicle that doesn't see trails..I will be calling Just Jeeps in the morning to see if they have something in stock....G2 diff cover = scrap..

I'm loving the high clearance bolt heads. Where can I get some? Or does Mooseknuckle customs have them in stock??

Moose
08-03-2015, 08:55 PM
You too can have them....just purchase a G2 diff cover....

Roblaza
08-03-2015, 09:01 PM
You too can have them....just purchase a G2 diff cover....

Well hold on... I don't want the self-draining differential cover...just the bolts. LOL

Drizit
08-03-2015, 09:19 PM
I'm loving the high clearance bolt heads. Where can I get some? Or does Mooseknuckle customs have them in stock??
Man that's sweet, my tmr cover only came with one.

xkid
08-29-2015, 07:51 PM
Anybody use the "solid" covers?

Moose
08-29-2015, 09:26 PM
Haven't tried Solid....I bought some Tera Flex covers...ill keep you posted on durability...

hustler
08-29-2015, 10:03 PM
Anybody use the "solid" covers?

Yes. They made "solid" contact with my track bar and gas tank skid because of how far the logo sticks out.

No problems with clearance for my Teraflex D30 cover.

xkid
08-30-2015, 12:50 AM
Good to know. Thanks

Kijijeep
08-30-2015, 07:13 AM
Anybody use the "solid" covers?
I have a solid cover on my 8.8 and it's taken a lot of abuse. no problems with it so far and it's been 3 years. Oh and it doesn't hit my gas tank skid.

teripainnu
11-09-2017, 09:31 PM
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Moose
11-09-2017, 10:10 PM
I don't understand

Drizit
11-10-2017, 09:01 AM
Possibly a Tapatalk glitch? Seems an odd first post.

Largefarva
11-10-2017, 07:13 PM
I’d guess it’s spam, this thread is pretty old.