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ARB Dana 44 Differential Cover - Black (87-18 Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ & JK)

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    Features & Details

    • Heavy Duty Differential Cover
    • Includes Unique Dip Stick/Filler Cap for Checking Levels
    • Improved Approach Angle Design
    • High Tensile Nodular Iron Construction
    • Equipped with Neodymium Magnets
    • Protects Internal Components
    • Designed for Use on Dana 44 Axles
    • For 1987-2018 Jeep Wrangler Models

    Superior Design. ARB's Differential Cover in black is designed using advanced computer technology to create a cross brace support to assist in transferring energy and provide added structural support to your Jeep's axle. This design incorporates tight angled surfaces to maximize approach and departure angles while ensuring protection of your differential's critical internal components while overcoming the toughest trail obstacles.

    Upgraded Plugs. Providing extra ease for both standard and high pinion models, this Wrangler diff cover comes equipped with a dipstick built into the filler cap and makes easy work of checking your gear oil level. Built into the dip stick and drain plug are high strength magnets; Any damages will become immediately apparent when changing or checking oil levels, allowing a chance to repair before blow outs or major damage occurs.

    Extreme Construction. This Dana 44 differential cover is made from high tensile nodular iron to provide extreme strength and protection off road. High quality neodymium magnets are used in the dip stick and plug to ensure even the tiniest shavings are picked up. This Wrangler diff cover comes with replacement gear bolts to ensure strength throughout and is finished in a durable black powder coat to prevent rust and corrosion due to the elements.

    Application. This ARB Dana 44 differential cover in red is designed for use on 1987-2018 Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ and JK models equipped with a Dana 44 axle.

    Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details

    MPN# 0750003B

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

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        Questions & Answers (21)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        Will this cover fit the front Dana 44 axle on my 05 Rubicon without having to modify the track bar or steering components?

        • Hello, yes this will fit on the Dana 44 differential. You should not run into any clearance issues with the track bar or steering components.

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        Purchased a set of the ARB Dana 44's recently from ET. Can you advise what the recommended torque spec in FT LBS is for a 13' JKU. Do not see a reference in the instructional material. Thanks

        • For Dana 30, 35. and 44 differentials the UNC Cap Screws must be torqued to 34.5Nm (25.4 ft-lb).

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        I have Dana 44 axles on my '14 JKU Rubicon, but I've heard these covers will not fit with stock diff locks (which I have as well). Can anyone confirm?

        • The ARB Dana 44 Differential Cover are compatible with the stock differential lockers on the Rubicons.

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        I know these are supposed to fit nearly all Dana 44 differentials. I just want to know for sure if it will fit a 2018 Wrangler JL Rubicon. Will it?

        • Unfortunately, we have not test fitted these covers to guarantee fitment for the 2018 JL wranglers. While it may fit the JL properly, we would not be able to guarantee the fitment. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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        The description states "does not work with aluminum Dana 44 Housings". I am not able to use a magnet as I don't have access to the jeep at this time. is there another way to tell which material I have. 2016 JKU Rubicon Hard Rock edition. Thanks in advance.

        • Your JKU Rubicon does not feature the aluminum Dana 44 Housing, so the ARB Dana 44 Differential Cover will work with your set up.

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        10 More Questions
        How do I know what rear end I have in my 97 tj 1 answer
        These are listed as front and rear differential covers, is this correct? It says they fit my 2007 Wrangler JK Sarah Unlimited, so I assume it fits both front and rear, is this also correct? 1 answer
        My 2016 JK Rubicon is a stock non-modified Jeep, with no lift, etc. Will this fit a stock unit as sold? their seems to be at one person indicating 2" lift is required and they had to return for wrong fit. thanks 1 answer
        I'm installing a Dana 44 rear axle from a 2006 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with the standard air lockers onto my Jeep. Will this ARB 44 Differential Cover fit it? 1 answer
        Should I buy a gasket or does it come with one? 1 answer
        Want to put ARB's front and back on my 2017 JK with stock Dana axles. Any change in the total amount of lube required and best to go with the Fel Pro Gaskets or a silicon? 0 answer
        Does this cover hold more oil than stock? 1 answer
        Are the supplied bolts grade-8? 1 answer
        Will these fit the rear axle a stock 2018 JK Sahara with no lift and no rubbing on suspension components (eg track bars, etc)? All suspension is stock except Bilsteain 4600 shocks. 1 answer
        Will they be making these for the new Dana 44's on the JL Rubicon? 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (37) Write a Review

          Ratings Summary

          4.9 out of 5 overall rating from 37 customers

          Installation Time: Afternoon

          Installation Cost: $100-$250

          • September 28, 2019

            5 2014 Rubicon - jtaylor0276 Installation Time: Shop Install Installation Cost: 0-$100

            Had to match!

            I have been looking for a after market Dif for at least 12 months. It finally was what I would say meant to be. I moved from PA to AZ and when we got here the front dif was leaking and I had to replace the seals. So why not just up grade them when the dif cover is already off. Then about a month later the rear started leaking. It was meant to be. So I had to match and replace the back to match.

            Helpful (2)
          • September 23, 2019

            5 2016 Rubicon - LloydS Installation Time: Afternoon

            Ready for the rocks!

            Looks great and works great too. Easy install on our 2016 JK Rubicon Hard Rock with 3” Metal Cloak lift and Dana 44 axles. Peeled back the stock dif covers on 3 occasions causing oil leaks and had to repair. So decided to get these for the front and back and hopefully not have to worry about it again. Vulnerable spot on rocks as it is the lowest spot. Took it out last weekend and did scrape the front one. No issue! These things are solid!

            Helpful (1)
          • June 30, 2019

            5 2015 Rubicon - Fielddrab Installation Time: Afternoon

            Great Protection!

            Great purchase, it protects the ring gear well. I had a 79’ CJ5 that had stock diff cover, a hard slide on a rock caused the cover to dent in enough to rub on ring gear, a leak took place and ended up replacing axle later. Put these on my JKU to prevent this and so far they have done a great job. Already I’ve rubbed the front one and there is no worries!

            Helpful (1)
          • June 28, 2019

            5 2016 Rubicon - Shybuckers Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Great looking

            This is one heavy duty diff cover. It is also great looking! I will be putting one of these on my front axle when I get the chance. The magnets on the dip stick and drain plug are very strong. My rear diff took less oil to fill with this cover. I have heard some people say their axles took more or less oil than than expected. So make sure you mark the dip stick and check while filling.

            Helpful (1)
          • June 14, 2019

            5 2017 Wrangler - Jerry Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            ARB differential covers, front and rear

            Very strong and can take a beating. It’s better than the terraflex. I know the terraflex geeks want the name. Research shows why. Easy install.

            Helpful (1)
          • June 02, 2019

            4 2006 Wrangler Unlimited - Edvargas

            Near perfect

            Love the look and how sturdy it is Only complaint is the filler can be dificult ro reach on my jeep lj the gas tank skid can get in the way. Also wish it had a full hole on side like oem I like the top filler but the oem fill till spill method is easier than the dip stick. Small complaint i still love it and would buy it again

            Helpful (1)
          • January 29, 2019

            5 2017 Rubicon - AdamK Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Arb diff cover

            Guys this differential cover is badass, looks awesome, strong, low profile bolts and fluid plug,perfect.

            Helpful (5)
          • December 28, 2018

            5 2008 Wrangler - JoelW Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Diff cover

            Great product very easily put on took no time at all very easy to add oil to looks great

            Helpful (7)
          • November 27, 2018

            5 2008 Wrangler - VictorG Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            GREAT UPGRADE

            I used lube locker with this differential cover for the rear 1/2 hr install time

            Helpful (7)
          • November 02, 2018

            5 2008 Wrangler - RobA Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            The Boss!

            Great fit, easy to install, great accent to the under carriage on a 2008 JK 4- door Sahara!

            Helpful (9)
          • October 10, 2018

            5 2006 Wrangler Unlimited - SAMIRP Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            True Fit

            Nice solid look, durable and easy to install make sure you don't buy a cheap gasket.

            Helpful (7)
          • October 04, 2018

            5 2015 Rubicon - BrandonP Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Arb covers

            These covers look great on a red Jeep and are designed extremely well

            Helpful (6)
          • September 18, 2018

            5 2006 Rubicon - DanielE Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Diff cover upgrade

            Excellent fit easy installation fantastic mild upgrade for Dana 44

            Helpful (7)
          • June 30, 2018

            4 2000 Wrangler - MichaelH


            It’s a cover that helps identify issues in my opinion. Expensive yes but looks good and anything that helps me to identify issues prior to issues is a plus.

            Helpful (7)
          • June 19, 2018

            5 2015 Wrangler - 15wrangler Installation Time: Afternoon

            The cover

            I Got drunk and thought I would test this out with an ice pick the night before I put it on. The ice pick did not damage the cover - did not dent it - but it did put a chip in the paint, obviously. Now No one needs to test theirs with an ice pick. All In all It is very solid. Dipstick is nice. Red looks good.

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          • June 14, 2018

            5 2014 Wrangler - AngelicaS Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Awesome product

            Awesome look!!! Must get rock solid cover, delivery on point. Extreme terrain is very responsible in getting ur order filled

            Helpful (7)
          • June 13, 2018

            5 2012 Wrangler - StamatisK Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Excellent quality

            In Normas difference from stock. A much better option.

            Helpful (7)
          • May 23, 2018

            5 2017 Rubicon - RonF Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            very nice

            Nice heavy duty cover. Looks great, and the top and bottom openings with dip stick is great.

            Helpful (9)
          • May 15, 2018

            5 2013 Rubicon - JoeG Installation Time: Afternoon

            Great upgrade for your Jeep

            Pretty straight forward installation. I used Permatex RTV gasket maker and cleaned the gears with brake cleaner. Don't tighten the bolts too tight. I did 10-15 min set up, then finger snug for an hour, then 10 FT LB for an hour and then 25 ft lbs final torque....working fine. I did 1.5 qts front and 2.5 qts rear using75-90 Royal Purple gear oil. Mark the dipstick with a small file after putting the oil in as you know the amounts are correct. Also let the vehicle sit for at least 24 hours if you use gasket maker so it cures BEFORE adding the oil.

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          • April 05, 2018

            5 2013 Wrangler - Jessie Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Great product

            I got the ARB diff cover for me 2013 JK and love them. They are way stronger than the stock diff covers and they are easy to check and change the gear oil with. On another not they look great as well.

            Helpful (8)

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