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MSRP: $200.00
Average Price: $112.43
Manufacturer: Ruff Stuff Specialties
Recommended?
Yes: 15 / No: 0

D30 / D35 Differential Cover

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grim626

Registered User
grim626's Reviews
11-01-2013, 09:32 PM
Price: $115.00
Pros: solid
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: nice heavy duty solid covers that you don't have to worry about


katuah

Registered User
katuah's Reviews
12-18-2012, 10:30 PM
Price: $120.00
Pros: super strong, great price, quality construction, plenty of options available (countersunk bolts, drain plug, etc)
Cons: none!
Recommended? Yes

Comments: No, they aren't covered in flashy welded on graphic tiddles, but these diff covers are monster. super thick, very clean welds, for good solid basic diff protection this is the best for the buck anywhere. and they have a Chrysler 8.25 cover!


lutzke21

Senior Member
lutzke21's Reviews
03-27-2012, 11:21 AM
Price: $14.00
Pros: Beefy, looks like they're bulletproof to .308.
Cons: Beefy, don't drop on foot.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I like the smoother look so I ground down the welds slightly. I don't consider this a con, because it's my personal preference.


GregB_00XJ

Registered User
GregB_00XJ's Reviews
05-05-2011, 10:26 AM
Price: $90.00
Pros: SOLID, counter sunk nuts and a drain plug, increased fluid capacity.
Cons: Weight?
Recommended? Yes

Comments: SOLID is all I can say... they are well made, superb welding and line up perfectly. 10 out of 10 for "built for purpose" usability.


huntbuggy

Registered User
huntbuggy's Reviews
01-18-2011, 06:49 PM
Price: $120.00
Pros: Very solid, very heavy - bulletproof. Bolts countersunk for fastener protection.
Cons: Heavy, makes installation a bit more of a chore and optional drainplug could be a shearing point.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Extremely well made and solid steel, available with decent fill and drain plugs and countersunk bolt holes.


dgareysmith

Registered User
dgareysmith's Reviews
05-27-2010, 02:38 PM
Price: $125.00
Pros: beefy
Cons: didn't come with hardward
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Didn't come with hardware


jpross81
Registered User
jpross81's Reviews
03-12-2010, 10:39 PM
Price: $125.00
Pros: thick 3/8" steel, not forged. Welds are nicely done. Heavy duty, recessed bolts.
Cons: The cover pinches the rubicon locker engagement air hose inside the differential.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: First off, let me say that these covers are a little shallower than the factory diff covers (at least on the side away from the gear). Before I installed these covers I put the covers up to the diff for placement. The cover would not seat properly b/c the rubicon air actuator hose/nipple was hitting the plate. I called ruffstuff and I think I talked to a guy named Dan. He told me that they would fit and all I had to do was install the cover and it would bend the hose/nipple enough to get it out of the way. He told me they will fit, but if I didn't want to take the chance I could return them..over all he was very helpful. Hesitantly I did as he said, checking for pinches and what not. Once I had both covers installed I went for a test drive and neither lockers worked. I pulled the covers back off and noticed that the clamp that holds the hose onto the nipple was very loose. I replaced the factory clamp with one from advanced auto and resealed both axles. After that everything worked great! Overall very happy with them...I feel sorry for any rock that gets smacked on its head with these things.


chevyx68

Tumble Bee
chevyx68's Reviews

02-12-2009, 02:06 PM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $100.00
Pros: Thick and solid with a lower profile than tubular guards... Keep your steering as is
Cons: Hurts if you drop it on your foot.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: 3/8in plate steel differential cover. Thick enough to make you never think of your diff cover ever again. Definitely gonna get one for the back as well. Very OEM in appearance while still outperforming (and outpricing) everything else on the market.


tupton
Registered User
tupton's Reviews

02-10-2009, 10:23 PM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $100.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have 2 covers and they are both bomb proof. Nothing will hurt these bad boys!!!


cosninocanines

Registered User
cosninocanines's Reviews

12-11-2008, 11:24 AM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $115.00
Pros: Super heavy duty, well manufactured
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: These are really beefy I got 1 for the dana 44 and 1 for the dana 30 countersunk holes with all bolts and drain plug so they shouldn't ever have to come off. The price was very reasonable and shipping was prompt.


BlackBellamy

Registered User
BlackBellamy's Reviews

09-30-2008, 10:44 AM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $110.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: It's the single toughest thing on my Jeep. When the coming nuclear apocalypse melts my TJ, they'll be able to say it had a Ruff Stuff diff cover on it, because that will be the only thing remaining.


cdn_xj

I've returned to the fold
cdn_xj's Reviews

09-17-2008, 02:52 AM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $130.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have one each of the D30 and C8.25 covers and can't say enough about them.

A 3/8" thick diff cover with 1/2" thick rings? If you manage to damage/break these diff covers you have bigger issues than leaky diff covers!

I an't remember offhand what I paid for them but the peace of mind is definitely worth it!



alvinl

Registered User
alvinl's Reviews

07-10-2008, 11:43 AM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $110.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have this cover on my D30 front differential. It is by far not the prettiest cover out there, but is extremely well built and will take a direct blow from a rock.


Hogwild

Registered User
Hogwild's Reviews

07-03-2008, 10:19 PM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Pros: Countersunk bolts, large fill plug, massive, perfect fit, no contact issues with steering components
Cons: None, great product
Recommended? Yes

Comments: These diff covers are all business.


850GLT
Registered User
850GLT's Reviews

06-09-2008, 10:16 PM
Ruff Stuff Specialties Ruff Stuff Differential Cover
Price: $200.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Solid construction, good fit. I was worried about contact with the gas tank or front track bar, but both covers fit great on a stock TJ.



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