Have you ever needed Ford Sierra Diff Ratios? At a time when the rival was offered with a five-speed option, this led to some critics commenting that the Sierra was somewhat underpowered. Sydney, Australia: Murray Publishers: 20. Some of this information is very important as it is becoming more and more difficult to find documentation on axles and differentials that were built more than 40 years ago. Oil capacity is approx 1. Regarding the Eaton end of the deal, these guys are mainly known for making high-spec superchargers. In addition, a roller cam engine was added in 1987 to prevent excessive wear to the cam.
Under the bonnet a larger turbo and intercooler was fitted along with an extra set of injectors, so instead of the standard four injectors it was built with eight, although in road trim these extra injectors did not function. There are usually two distinctive lugs cast into the bottom of the 10 bolt rear end housing. This differed from the other Sierra models in having a traditional black grille, which only appeared in markets. At the end of production a limited edition of 150 vehicles designated as 3. It continued in the Transit range up to the late 1980s and a version of this axle was also fitted to the Sierra based P100s.
This additional bearing and, more importantly, the necessary casting support structure is what drives the larger hypoid offset. It is a banjo-style axle as is the 8-inch. All of these features appeared on the Sierra's replacement, the , which was unveiled in November 1992 and went on sale the following March. Between 1985 and 1988, the Sierra faced fresh competition in Europe from the likes of the and , while carmaker was producing its model in Britain from 1986. Adjustable Recaro seats were trimmed in grey and red cloth from the factory, and reportedly free of any major flaws. The only real way to identify a diff is to physically test it. Set back lash and pre-load with Ford tooling.
Along with the many different brake and wheel end varieties, many different styles of axle shaft ends were manufactured. These axles had a stout 2. There are several exceptions to this rule. Ford Granada Diff Ratios, Granada Part Numbers. This is a typical axle tag that has been removed from the third member. Has a 10 bolt cover as well as 10 bolts securing the ring gear. The company launched the in 1983 to fill the gap in the saloon range between the late Cortina and the new Sierra.
The last number is the last digit of the year. The Sierra diff has 2 types of drive-shafts: Lobro Bolt-on — left picture and Tripod Splined — push in — right picture. It was mainly manufactured in Germany, Belgium, and the United Kingdom, although Sierras were also assembled in Ireland, Argentina, Venezuela, South Africa and New Zealand. If for some reason you find a code missing from the chart and would like to add it, please use the. Hypoid offset is the distance between the centerline of the pinion and the centerline of the ring gear. Here is a quick visual summary: The 1957 housings do not have dimples on them and have an oil drain plug.
Unfortunately, the same codes were reused in different years. Differential Repair, Rebuild and Installation Kits for Ford Axles Differential Repair and Installation Kits from Sierra Gear and Axle are the most complete in the industry. Of course, if your budget allows, you can purchase an aftermarket iron case that is stronger than any factory case. Some have only one access hole for the backing plate bolts, while others have three. I put together a whole collection of housings and third members.
Cost and complexity are two. Need help identifying your differential or not sure which replacement or performance parts you need? In Finland, tax laws made the 1. Enhanced traction and control are what the G80 locking differential offers overall. Pinion Cartridge There are even different pinion cartridges that have been available from the various production years and models for this axle. The purchase price of a 1. If you have any more information to help narrow these codes down, please use the. The 28-tooth axle shafts are typically tapered and cannot be shortened.
It was replaced by the 4x4 Sapphire version from 1990, which never managed to win a World Championship event but became a popular and successful car in national championships. The unit on the top left seems to be nodular iron but requires a little more investigation to verify. The factory steering wheel and switchgear remain installed, and an aftermarket head unit with a removable faceplate resides in the center console, though the factory unit is included with the sale. Even the mid-size Colorado benefits from it if you go for the Z71 package. It was in production on many Ford cars and trucks, first appearing in 1957 and finally replaced by the Salisbury-style 8.
This engine was also used in contemporary Granadas and whilst reliable and economical it made an unrefined, noisy and very slow vehicle, but remained a popular option for Taxi firms. There is a huge aftermarket support for this axle design. With both rear wheels rotating at the same speed, this provides better traction than a conventional limited-slip differential. The interior was slightly modernized. These axles even have a unique bolt pattern of five on 5 inches. The Telstar wagon, while popular, never reached the Sierra's heights, especially its competition successes overseas. Various differentials were looked at for this design.
Ford vehicles use a number of different differential units, consisting of Ford manufactured differentials or those manufactured by the Dana Corporation. Identification is done both visually and by locating model numbers from the identification tags attached to the rear end housing. The ring gear is as mentioned 8. Before you embark on the rebuild and start scouring local scrap yards and online websites, it will be helpful to understand what to look for and what to avoid in these axles. Some tags reference the week of the month instead of the exact day and just use a letter A to E for first through the fifth week of the month. A station wagon body style was added in September 1985. It was later used for pick-ups and Broncos.