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9-Inch Housing End Types
9-Inch Housing End Types

The 9-inch was standard equipment in almost every Ford car and light truck built from 1957 through 1986. Today, due to its legendary strength and unparalleled aftermarket support, it can be found in every manner of custom hot rod, muscle car/truck, and drag car. During its long production run, two d...

Currie 44 Twice As Strong As Stock
Currie 44 Twice As Strong As Stock

Many Jeep owners have discovered that the stock Dana 30 and 44 front axle housing under their vehicle are the weak links in an otherwise capable 4x4. While the factory D44 of the Wrangler JK Rubicon, features stronger gears and axles, it, unfortunately, shares the same failure-prone axle tubes, inne...

Understanding U-Joints
Understanding U-Joints

When building a custom street rod or muscle car with driveline components from multiple sources, it is not uncommon to encounter u-joints of different sizes. Because your vehicle is now a custom application, going to the local auto parts store and looking up a u-joint by year-make-model won't work. ...

Gear Matters
Gear Matters

At Currie Enterprises, we discuss the details of ring and pinion gears with our customers every day. While many of the conversations are difficult to summarize, many are of a straight forward, technical nature that can be addressed with a more concise question and answer format. Below (in no particu...

Go With The Flow
Go With The Flow

For more than two decades, Currie Enterprises has offered strong, durable high-pinion axles for a variety of applications. Besides overall strength, a critical element in long term reliability is pinion bearing lubrication. On high-pinion setups, the location of the pinion gear and yoke are elevated...

Got Custom Brackets?
Got Custom Brackets?

At Currie Enterprises, we have decades of experience building custom axles for a wide variety of applications. Whether you own a muscle car, slammed custom truck, dedicated drag car, modified Jeep, or even high-level desert racer, we do it all.

While the details of building a custom axle assembly rem...

Why Run Conventional Gear Oil?
Why Run Conventional Gear Oil?

We get asked this question almost every day, and the answer is straight up, you should only run 85W-140, API GL-6 rated conventional (non-synthetic) gear oil in a Currie axle assembly. You may hear about how synthetic gear oil provides reduced friction and wear; however, it may not be optimal for yo...

Popular Differential Options Explained
Popular Differential Options Explained

Selecting the right differential for your rearend build is an important decision that will be with you for a very long time - if you get it right. 

Below are short, not-too-technical, overviews of some of the most frequently asked about differential options for Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, and Muscle Tru...

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