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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) $484.99
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



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    1971 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1975 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SJ

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1975 BUICK APOLLO

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

    1978 GMC C15 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1974 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1976 BUICK ELECTRA

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1972 CHEVROLET CAMARO

    • CC: 5737
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: Z28
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1972 PONTIAC CATALINA

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

    1978-1980 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1985 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE

    1980 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1972 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1974 BUICK ESTATE WAGON

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

    1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

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

    1981 BUICK CENTURY

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1977-1986 GMC K1500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1984 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1971 PONTIAC GRAND SAFARI

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1980-1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1978 GMC C1500 PICKUP

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

    1971 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1981 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • CC: 4097
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1982 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE

    1977 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

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

    1971 CHEVROLET G10 VAN

    • CC: 4097
    • Liter: 4.1
    • SubModel: SPORTVAN
    • CUI: 250
    • EngineType: L6 ( 4.1 L / 250 )

    1981 BUICK CENTURY

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

    1973 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1980-1981 BUICK LESABRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SPORT

    1973 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1972 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

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

    1972 BUICK LESABRE

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

    1973 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 5031
    • Liter: 5.0
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • CUI: 307
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.0 L / 307 )

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET NOVA

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

    1981-1984 GMC K2500 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1977-1978 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CLASSIC

    1973 PONTIAC LEMANS

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

    1980-1981 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1978-1981 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA

    1972-1974 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1985 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CUSTOM

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET K20 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE

    1976 PONTIAC VENTURA

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

    1978-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SILVERADO

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1973 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1972 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1975-1977 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

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

    1986-1988 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 4.3
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 262
    • EngineType: V6 ( 4.3 L / 262 )

    1971 PONTIAC VENTURA

    • CC: 5733
    • Liter: 5.7
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 350
    • EngineType: V8 ( 5.7 L / 350 )

    1976-1977 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1972-1974 CHEVROLET G20 VAN

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

    1980 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1980-1981 BUICK LESABRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: BASE

    1977-1978 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX

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

    1985 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1976 BUICK SKYLARK

    • Liter: 3.8
    • SubModel: S
    • CUI: 231
    • EngineType: V6 ( 3.8 L / 231 )

    1988 CHEVROLET K2500 PICKUP

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1971 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1974 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

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

    1985 GMC C1500 PICKUP

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

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

    1972 BUICK LESABRE

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

    1971 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1974 CHEVROLET MALIBU

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

    1973 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1972 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET NOVA

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

    1985-1986 GMC K2500 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA

    1974 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • CC: 6555
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: FORMULA
    • CUI: 400
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 400 )

    1975-1976 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME

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

    1975 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

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

    1975-1976 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CLASSIC SPORT

    1973 PONTIAC LEMANS

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

    1975 PONTIAC FIREBIRD

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: TRANS AM

    1971-1972 CHEVROLET KINGSWOOD

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

    1976 BUICK SKYLARK

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

    1974 GMC C25/C2500 SUBURBAN

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

    1975 PONTIAC GRAND LEMANS

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1979-1980 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE

    1983-1984 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1971 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

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

    1983-1984 CHEVROLET C10 SUBURBAN

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL

    1971 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

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

    1976 CHEVROLET CAMARO

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

    1986-1988 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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

    1975 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS

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

    1987 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

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

    1971 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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

    1972-1973 PONTIAC GRANDVILLE

    • CC: 7457
    • Liter: 7.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 455
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.5 L / 455 )

    1973-1979 BUICK LESABRE

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: ALL
    542050 - Auburn Gear Pro Series Differentials is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
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    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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