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The following information is provided by Richmond Gear.  These instructions are the instructions we followed during our installation of the Powertrax No-Slip Differential in a 30 spline Dana 44 Axle.  These instructions are posted for educational purposes only and are not meant to be THE instructional guide to installing the Powertrax No-Slip Differential, rather as a review of the process transcribed into an HTML format.  Please refer to Richmond Gear for your application of the Powertrax No-Slip Differential as well as many other great products.  Source: Richmond Performance Products, 822 1003 A, Open Differential Integral Carrier Non C-Clip Version

Richmond Performance Products • 1208 Old Norris Road • P.O. Box 238 • Liberty, S.C. 29657
Phone: 864-843-9231 • Fax: 864-843-2964 On the web at:

Powertrax No-Slip Differential
Installation Guide


Thoroughly read User Manual. Traction output and resulting handling characteristics of your vehicle will be modified by installation.

Drive carefully and use caution under all on-road and off-road conditions.



The following and information is supplied to you for your protection and to provide you with many years of trouble free and safe operation of your Richmond Gear product.

Read ALL instructions prior to operating transmission and/or ring and pinion. Injury to personnel, transmission or ring and pinion failure may be caused by improper installation, maintenance or operation.


  • It is dangerous to get under a jacked-up vehicle. The vehicle could slip off the jack and fall on you. You could be crushed. Never place any part of your body under a vehicle that is on a jack. Never start or run the engine while the vehicle is on a jack. If you need to get under a raised vehicle, take it to a service center where it can be raised on a lift.


  • Hot oil can cause severe burns. Use extreme care when removing lubrication plugs and when working close to a unit that has been in operation.
  • Check lube level between scheduled lube changes to insure that proper lube level is maintained. Inspect vent plug to insure it is clean and operating. Inspect the tightness of mounting bolts, misalignment of connecting shafts, lube leakage, excessive heating, or any unusual noise or vibration.
  • Serious personal injury may occur as a result of improperly performed maintenance, adjustments or repairs.
  • Do not attempt any of the maintenance, checks or repairs described on the following pages if you are not fully familiar with these or other procedures with respect to the transmission, or are uncertain as to how to proceed. Have the necessary work done by a properly equipped and qualified workshop.
  • Always be extremely careful when working on the transmission. Always follow commonly accepted safety practices and general common sense. Never risk personal injury.


  • Do not operate the transmission or ring and pinion without proper lube and correct amount.
  • For safe operation and to maintain the unit warranty, when changing a
    factory installed fastener for any reason, it becomes the responsibility of
    the person making the change to properly account for fastener grade,
    thread engagement, load, tightening torque and the means of torque retention.
  • Mounting bolts should be periodically checked to ensure that the unit is
    firmly anchored for proper operation.
  • These instructions are not intended to cover all details or variations in equipment, nor provide for every possible contingency to be met in connection with selection, installation, operation, and maintenance. Should further information be desired or should particular problems arise which are not covered sufficiently for the Buyer’s purpose, the matter should be referred to Richmond Gear.

In the event of the resale of any of the goods, in whatever form, Resellers/Buyers will include the following language in a conspicuous place and in a conspicuous manner in a written agreement covering such sale:

The manufacturer makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, by operation of law or otherwise, as to the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the goods sold hereunder. Buyer acknowledges that it alone has determined that the goods purchased hereunder will suitably meet the requirements of their intended use. In no event will the manufacturer be liable for consequential, incidental or other damages. Even if the repair or replacement remedy shall be deemed to have failed of its essential purpose under Section 2-719 of the Uniform Commercial Code, the manufacturer shall have no liability to Buyer for consequential damages.

Resellers/Buyers agree to also include this entire document including the danger, warnings and cautions above in a conspicuous place and in a conspicuous manner in writing to instruct users on the safe usage of the product.

This information should be read together with all other printed information supplied by Richmond Gear.


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1208 Old Norris Road • P.O. Box 238 • Liberty, S.C. 29657
Phone: 864-843-9231 • Fax: 864-843-2964

Richmond Performance Products
822 1003 A
Open Differential
Integral Carrier
Non C-Clip Version


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