ELGIN, Ill. – SKF has announced the addition of 18 new part numbers to its line of SKF differential kits. The new part numbers, available in either a standard kit (prefix SDK) or master kit (suffix MK), include a range of rear differential kits for Chevy/GMC, Cadillac, Dodge and Ford Applications.
Standard differential kits from SKF contain all the components needed for a complete repair, including: pinion bearings, differential bearings, pinion seal, pinion nut, crush sleeve (where applicable), gear marking compound and brush, thread locker and silicone sealant. Master differential kits contain all of the elements that come with the standard kits as well as pinion shims (where applicable), pinion adjusting shims, differential shims and ring gear bolts.
“We have evaluated our drivetrain line and added 18 new SKUs to provide increased application coverage,” said Doug Fike, product manager, SKF. “With the addition of differential kit SKUs, we are able to provide installers the convenience of having everything needed for servicing a rear differential in one kit, now for a broader range of applications.”
Additionally, SKF has updated its SKF Differential, Transfer Case and Transmission Kit Catalog (457604)
to include up-to-date application listings and general information about SKF drivetrain kits, detailed axle identification pages, a reference guide for crush sleeve kits that includes a “where used” section and a quick-reference buyer’s guide. The current catalog is available online as a downloadable PDF.
The SKF drivetrain kits line – consisting of differential, transfer case and transmission kits – now includes more than 270 SKUs for automotive, light-duty and commercial vehicle applications.