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Auburn Gear 542052

Pro Series Differential GM 8.5" / 8.6" (1989-2012)

Auburn Gear 542052

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Auburn Gear 542052 Pro Series Differential GM 8.5" / 8.6" (1989-2012) $570.99
Pro Series Differential
  • GM 8.5'' / 8.6'' (1989-2012)
  • 10-Bolt
  • 30-Spline Axle
  • Fits 2.73-Up Gear Ratios

  • Auburn Gear 542052 Details

    GM 8.5'' & 8.6''

    Applications: 1989-1998 GM products with 8.5'' & 8.6'' ring gear.

    Technical Notes: Large bearing hub.

    Specifications:

    Position
    N/A
    Axle Shaft Spline Quantity
    30
    Aftermarket Carrier Style
    Limited slip
    Carrier Material
    Ductile iron
    Cover Bolts
    10
    Quantity
    Sold individually
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    542052

    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 542052 fit your vehicle?

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