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Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Axle Ring and Big Pinion Gear Kit; 4.88 Gear Ratio (97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Specs & Installation


      • Designed for Both Street and Off-Roading Applications
      • With a 4.88 Gear Ratio
      • Features 8.875 in. Ring Gear Diameter
      • Larger 26-Spline Pinion
      • Comes with 10 Ring Gear Bolts
      • Constructed from High-Quality 8620 Steel Gear Forgings
      • Professional Installation Recommended
      • 2-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
      • Fits 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJs


      Superb Performance. Don’t miss out on the off-roading action and get those large tires in place with the Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit. Featuring a set of incredible 4.88 Dana 44 gears, this Ring Gear and Pinion kit is designed to increase your Wrangler’s performance on and off the road.

      Re-Gearing for Off-Roading. Off-roading obstacles like rocks require large tires to make maneuverability easier. However, large tires require the engines to work twice as hard, resulting in higher fuel consumption and performance decrease. To solve this, you need gears that can match your large tires, which in turn recover the lost cruise speeds and save up on fuel consumption.

      Premium Construction. The Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit is constructed from premium-grade 8620 steel gear forgings. Furthermore, this kit is backed by a warranty that lasts for 24 months. Indeed, the high-grade construction and warranty guarantee that this kit is built to last.

      Mechanical Expertise Recommended. Mechanical Expertise is recommended to properly install ring and pinion gears, so it’s best to seek professional help. Follow the included instructions for best results.

      24-Month Warranty. The Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit comes with a 24-month warranty that starts on the first purchase date. This warranty protects against defects and workmanship issues. You may check the manufacturer’s website to check their full terms and conditions.

      Application. The Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit is designed to fit 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ models with a standard rotation Dana Spicer 44 rear.

      Technical Note. With an aftermarket upgrade kit like this one, clearance grinding on the housing may be required.

      Fitment: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

      Nitro Gear & Axle D44-488BP-T-NG

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Ring Gear
      • (1) Pinion Gear
      • (2) Bearings and Races
      • (1) Shim Kit
      • Installation Hardware

      Customer Reviews (2)

        Reviews of Nitro Gear & Axle Drivetrain products have an average rating of 4.7 out of 5

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