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Install Torque Specs & Capacities

Listed below are the oil capacites for Currie axle assemblies, and torque specifications for the fasteners most frequently encountered when installing a Currie front or rear axle assembly, 3rd. member or Axles.

 

Oil Capacities

Ford 9-Inch Oil Capacity
Recomended Gear Oil - Currie 9-Inch Racing 85W-140 API GL6 rated non-synthetic, designed for the requirements of high-offset hypoid 9-inch gear geometry
Currie 9-inch 3 qts.
Currie F9 - 3 or 3.25" tube 4 qts.
Currie F9 - 3.5, 4 or 4.5" tube 5 qts.
Currie Independent Center 2 qts.
   
   
Currie 44 Oil Capacity
Recomended Gear Oil - Currie 4x4 Perfromance Gear Oil 75W-140 API GL5 full-synthetc with superior shock, load, and wear protection
Front 1.5 qts.
Rear 2 qts.
   
   
Currie 60 Oil Capacity
Recomended Gear Oil - Currie 4x4 Perfromance Gear Oil 75W-140 API GL5 full-synthetc with superior shock, load, and wear protection
Front 2.5 qts.
Rear 3.5 qts
   
   
Currie 70 Oil Capacity
Recomended Gear Oil - Currie 4x4 Perfromance Gear Oil 75W-140 API GL5 full-synthetc with superior shock, load, and wear protection
Front 3 qts.
Rear 3.5 qts
   

 

 

Torque Specifications

Ford 9-Inch Torque
3rd Member to Housing Nuts 35 ft lbs
Pinion Nut (Solid Spacer) 28-Spline Pinion - 200 ft lbs.
  35-Spline Pinion - 250 ft lbs.
Axle Retainer Plate Nuts 3/8" T-bolts - 30 ft lbs.
  1/2" T-bolts - 50 ft lbs.
   
Currie 44 Torque
Pinion Nut (Solid Spacer) 250 ft lbs.
Cover Bolts 25 ft lbs.
Axle Retainer Plate Nuts 3/8" Grade 8 - 45 ft lbs.
  3/8" T-bolt - 30 ft lbs.
   
   
Currie 60/70 Torque
Pinion Nut (Solid Spacer) 250 ft lbs.
Cover Bolts 25 ft lbs.
Axle Retainer Plate Nuts 1/2" Grade 8 - 80 ft lbs.
  3/8" T-bolt - 30 ft lbs
   
   
Wheel Lug Nut Torque
12 x 1.5 mm 70-80 ft lbs.
14 x 1.25 mm 85-90 ft lbs.
14 x 1.5 mm 85-90 ft lbs
7/16" 70-80 ft lbs.
1/2" 75-85 ft lbs.
9/16" 135-145 ft lbs.
   
   
U-Joint Straps Torque
1310/1330 Series 14-17 ft lbs.
1350/1410 Series 20-24 ft lbs.