View Full Version : New Diff Covers

July 9th, 2011, 01:55 PM
New Covers

I was in the market for a new front diff cover (to replace the leaking stock one) when I happened accross the American Rebel Manufacturing website. I ordered one of their front covers and they gave me a good deal on another one for the rear so I decided to get them both. I got the "extreme" version of their 3/8" all aluminum covers. I was not too sure about the aluminum but I liked the look and they told me they would definately stand up to the abuse I could dish out. So out to the garage I went this morning...

Stock front end with leaky cover

Old cover off and mating surfaces all cleaned up.


New cover installed and filled with oil



On to the back. I was using a Riddler cover for the rear ford 8.8. This cover is awesome...took a beating and never leaked (after Ed suggested going back to a gasket instead of sealant) Great advice if I might add!!



Old cover off and mating surfaces all cleaned up.


New cover installed and filled up with oil.



I like the way they look and I hope they stand up like the Riddler one did.

July 9th, 2011, 05:44 PM
Those look great. Keep us posted on how they hold up.

July 9th, 2011, 06:18 PM
You could have saved yourself a bunch of time and money if you would quit running into things.