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Auburn Gear 542050

Pro Series Differential GM 8.5" / 8.6" (1971-1988)

Auburn Gear 542050

109-542050

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Auburn Gear 542050 Pro Series Differential GM 8.5" / 8.6" (1971-1988) $444.99
Pro Series Differential
  • GM 8.5'' / 8.6'' (1971-1988)
  • 10-Bolt
  • 28-Spline Axle
  • Fits 2.73-Up Gear Ratios

  • Auburn Gear 542050 Details

    GM 8.5'' & 8.6''

    Applications: 1971-1988 GM products with 8.5'' & 8.6'' ring gear.

    Technical Notes: Large bearing hub-Bearings provided with this Pro Series Unit (109-542050).

    Specifications:

    Position
    N/A
    Axle Shaft Spline Quantity
    28
    Aftermarket Carrier Style
    Limited slip
    Carrier Material
    Ductile iron
    Cover Bolts
    10
    Quantity
    Sold individually
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    542050

    The Auburn Gear high-bias torque Pro Series limited-slip differential out performs virtually every standard OEM differential. Pro Series differentials deliver usable traction and faster engagement for controlled power transfer and lightning-fast reaction. Pro Series differentials provide superior performance through a unique cone-clutch design that transfers more power to the high-traction wheel for quick acceleration and tight cornering.
    The Auburn Gear limited-slip differential employs an integral cone clutch side gear unit that creates friction with the carrier to drive both tires. The highly efficient torque transfer capability of the Auburn Gear limited-slip differential is achieved through the use of cone clutches coupled to beveled side gears. As torque is transmitted through the differential side gears to the axle shafts, the side gear separating forces and spring pre-load firmly seat the cones into the differential case. The cone design, along with the applied force, determines the torque transfer capability of the differential. When torque levels decrease, as in a cornering maneuver, the gear separating forces also decrease, allowing the axle shafts to rotate independently. This unequally divides the torque between the two wheels, delivering more torque (bias torque) to the wheel with the most traction. .

    Features
  • Smooth, fast, high-bias torque-sensing power
  • Cone-clutch design
  • Out-of-the-box ready for ring and pinion installation



  • Does Auburn Gear 542050 fit your vehicle?

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    1975-1976 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1975 CHEVROLET NOVA

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    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

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    • EngineType: ALL
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    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SPORT
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

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    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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    1979-1982 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE

    1971 OLDSMOBILE F85

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1987-1988 GMC R2500 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1978 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HEAVY HALF
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • Liter: 4.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 267
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.4 L / 267 )

    1972 BUICK LESABRE

    • CC: 7456
    • Liter: 7.5
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • Engine Vin: W
    • CUI: 455
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.5 L / 455 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1982 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1973 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1976-1977 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1971 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1971 OLDSMOBILE F85

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1970 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.8
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: T
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1980-1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1987 GMC V1500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1973 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1978-1981 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA

    1973 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 5736
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1977-1978 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CLASSIC

    1972-1974 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1977 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 305
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 305 )

    1973 BUICK ELECTRA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1972-1978 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1973 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BROOKWOOD

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1975 BUICK APOLLO

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1973 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1976-1977 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: P
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1979-1982 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SILVERADO

    1975-1978 GMC C25 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1981 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • Liter: 4.4
    • SubModel: SAFARI
    • CUI: 267
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.4 L / 267 )

    1977 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: HEAVY HALF
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1973 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1974 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 7456
    • Liter: 7.5
    • SubModel: CRUISER
    • CUI: 455
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.5 L / 455 )

    1972-1974 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

    • CC: 7456
    • Liter: 7.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 455
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.5 L / 455 )

    1976 GMC K25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1980 BUICK CENTURY

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1976-1977 OLDSMOBILE OMEGA

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BROUGHAM
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1985-1986 GMC C2500 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC

    1972-1974 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: ESPRIT
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1976 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1971 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1973 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: K
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1971-1974 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 3800
    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: FORMULA
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1974 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: K
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1979-1981 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SILVERADO

    1975-1976 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • Engine Vin: L
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1971-1974 CHEVROLET NOVA

    • CC: 4098
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1974 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: LANDAU
    • Engine Vin: U
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1975 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: ESTATE WAGON
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1978 BUICK SKYLARK

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R20 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1983-1988 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1972 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: ESTATE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1977 BUICK ELECTRA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: 225

    1971 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1982 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CUSTOM

    1981 BUICK CENTURY

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: LIMITED
    • CUI: 265
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 265 )

    1977 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1981-1983 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE

    1974 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • CC: 7456
    • Liter: 7.5
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: Y
    • CUI: 455
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.5 L / 455 )

    1972 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1979-1984 GMC C2500 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1977 PONTIAC LEMANS

    • Liter: 4.9
    • SubModel: SAFARI
    • CUI: 301
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.9 L / 301 )

    1978-1981 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE

    1973 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • Engine Vin: J
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972-1973 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE

    • CC: 6556
    • Liter: 6.6
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: P
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1971 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1980 GMC K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 4.8
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 292
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.8 L / 292 )

    1981 BUICK ELECTRA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ESTATE WAGON

    1987 CHEVROLET R10 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1975 PONTIAC GRAND LEMANS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: T
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1977 OLDSMOBILE OMEGA

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • CUI: 260
    • EngineType: V8 ( 4.3 L / 260 )

    1983-1988 GMC JIMMY

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1976 PONTIAC VENTURA

    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1976-1979 PONTIAC GRAND LEMANS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1972-1974 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

    • CC: 7456
    • Liter: 7.5
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 455
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.5 L / 455 )

    1971 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1973 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: FORMULA
    • Engine Vin: R
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1972 OLDSMOBILE F85

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: GREENBRIER
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )
    542050 - Auburn Gear Pro Series Differentials is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean.. Boxed right! And perfect! System Make sure diff is clean and proper fluids works perfect.. Nice unit jegs
    Date published: 2015-06-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product
    Date published: 2016-04-24
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