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Six Steps To Custom 9-Inch Axles
Six Steps To Custom 9-Inch Axles

At Currie, we speak with customers every day about how to measure a 9-inch rearend to order replacement or custom axles. Getting it right comes down to going through six easy steps and reading a tape measure to gather the required information.

 

Step 1 -Measure The Housing For Axle Length

When me...

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. ...

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