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Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Axle Ring and Big Pinion Gear Kit; 5.38 Gear Ratio (97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Specs & Installation


      • Engineered for Both Street and Off-Road Driving  
      • With a 5.38 Gear Ratio
      • Comes with a Large 8.875 in. Ring Gear Diameter
      • Comes with a Large 26-Spline Pinion
      • Kit includes 10 Ring Gear Bolts  
      • Fashioned from Cutting-Edge 8620 Steel Gear Forgings
      • Mechanical Expertise Required
      • 2-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
      • Fits 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJs


      Incredible Performance. Unlock your Wrangler’s potential with the Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit. Constructed out of high-grade materials to ensure consistency in performance, this Ring Gear and Pinion Kit is the perfect companion for your Wrangler out on the trails.

      Re-Gearing for Improved Efficiency. Changing your tire size means you also have to make sure you have the proper gear in place to ensure optimal fuel economy and drivability. This is because using your factory gears with large tires can cause a decrease in performance and burn more fuel than usual. Luckily for you, the Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit is designed to make sure you don’t have to sacrifice performance to get more out of your Wrangler.

      Cutting-Edge Construction. Using state-of-the-art technology and constructed from cutting-edge 8620 steel gear forgings with premium-grade materials, Nitro Gear ensures this kit will last for years to come. Add in a 2-year warranty and you can be sure that this is a kit you can always rely on.

      Mechanical Expertise Recommended.  Installation of ring gears and pinions is an intricate process, and mechanical expertise is needed to make sure the gears are properly installed. To do this, we recommend you seek professional help and follow the supplied instructions to ensure you get the best results.

      2-Year Warranty Period. The Nitro Gear & Axle Dana 44 Ring Gear and Big Pinion Kit is backed by a 2-year warranty that starts on the original date of purchase. This warranty protects against factory and workmanship issues. You may view 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 all 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ models with a standard rotation Dana Spicer 44 rear.

      Technical Note. This is an aftermarket upgrade kit, which means clearance grinding on the housing may be required.

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

      Nitro Gear & Axle D44-538BP-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

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

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