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Rugged Ridge 16597.44 Skid Plate, Differential, for Dana 44

Rugged Ridge 16597.44 Skid Plate, Differential, for Dana 44

Rugged Ridge 16597.44 Skid Plate, Differential, for Dana 44
$ 60.78

Score By Feature

Based on 53 ratings
Easy to install
9.50
Value for money
8.78

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Product Description

The Powder Coating is Black
The steel thickness is 3/16 inch
Cover the diff with the factory
Hardware is provided for mounting the device
A five year limited warranty is included

Questions & Answers

Is this the right fit for the D44a?

There is no 44a category in my case but I have a 2017 Rubicon with a front and rear locker and it was perfect for the

How well does this item fit the front and rear dana 44 of a Jeep Wrangler?

This can be used for your Dana 44 front end. Except if you like to back up a lot, there will be no benefit in the rear. The Dana 44 at the rear has several pieces that cover its bottom. It is important to protect the bottom of the rear unit as much as possible. To clarify, the answer is YES to this question but it is of no use in the end.

Is the oil fill opening on the left or right side of According to the pictures, the order appears to be backwards. ?

I remember it to be on the right with a mirror image of the picture.

Does it fit the front axle of my 1976 Ford F250?

In the case of a standard Dana 44 axle, it should work

Selected User Reviews For Rugged Ridge 16597.44 Skid Plate, Differential, for Dana 44

There is no color to it! There's a lot of weight here! Holes are present in the paper! This is a decently built unit that looks like one that both Jeep and Warn have made
5/5

It is a straight line between the holes. It has been described as a waste of money. Get a new set. It was good enough for me to buy a second one. It was important to me that the steering components be cleared, so I chose this cover over a full cover. The tires on my 10' Rubicon are 33 with a 2 inch lift.

Willa Cherry
Willa Cherry
| Feb 23, 2021
The unit is sturdy and has an easy installation procedure
4/5

Despite fitting as well as providing adequate protection, the differential cover on the front differential cover is still not perfect. you run big tires and low lift, there is a good chance that your steering components will fit on many The case is not the same with this cover, however. A further advantage of the product is its thickness is equal to the comparable WARN product, but at a considerably lower.

Poppy Avila
Poppy Avila
| Jan 14, 2021
This product should have been made of 1/4 inch material
3/5

A 20 dollar upgrade will get you better quality material and a better build.

Sabrina Deleon
Sabrina Deleon
| Jul 23, 2020
I like this product
5/5

Shipping was rapid. The welds are subpar but I expect they will hold up. I am not showing the Jeep logo on mine due to its not being pictured. This is awesome!.

Abel Harrison
Abel Harrison
| Jun 21, 2021
I love it
5/5

The installation process is very simple.

Rivka Kaiser
Rivka Kaiser
| Nov 29, 2020
This is a great value for money hotel
4/5

As part of the initial installation, I replaced the existing hardware with grade 8 or equivalent metric hex bolts. An opening in the machine was hard to access with a wrench. In other words, the skid has remained intact while being hit hard several times already. I was pleased with the alignment of the bolt holes with the diff housing, as well as the flatness of the flange. The reason for choosing this option was that other full replacements will interfere with the tie rod when it is fully locked.

Abram Owen
Abram Owen
| Jul 27, 2020
My computer was not as sturdy as I would like it gained a dent after being played with in a rock garden
3/5

While I didn't hit it too hard, I did find that it did the job, and that was to protect the stock differential As a result, I now need to purchase a tougher skid plate as I was trying to save money. Pay what you want, and you'll get what you want.

Stormi Santiago
Stormi Santiago
| Apr 11, 2021
Hardware is a bad problem
3/5

Good product, but junk hardware. This is a good product. It came with a set of screws, however, they Just make sure you have new screws available to fit your needs.

Abraham Jacobs
Abraham Jacobs
| May 07, 2021

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