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Unread 06-14-2013, 11:35 AM   #1
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What Diff Cover do you use? DANA 30

Hi all,
I have a 84 CJ7, with the DANA 30. I just installed lockers and gears and want to seal it up with a good quality Diff Cover. I was going to install a Xtream Cover made out of aluminum to match the one on the rear, however due to the material thickness and the close proximity of the steering dampener I don't think it will work. Any Suggestions for an alternative?

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Unread 06-14-2013, 11:40 AM   #2
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I run an ARB Cover and in the rough stuff it will touch the steering - only enough to scratch the paint. It is a good 1/4" thick steel.
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Unread 06-14-2013, 11:58 AM   #3
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Not a Dana 30 on mine, but I use Crane covers.
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Unread 06-14-2013, 06:06 PM   #4
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Hard to beat the stock, thick diff cover. They often hold up better than the aftermarket covers.
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Unread 06-14-2013, 06:11 PM   #5
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Hard to beat the stock, thick diff cover. They often hold up better than the aftermarket covers.
Plus they are cheap if you beat one up..
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Unread 06-14-2013, 06:30 PM   #6
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I have Riddlers on my Dana 30 and my AMC 20...
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Alum. covers and rocks are a very pour choice.
Stay with steel.....
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Unread 06-14-2013, 11:43 PM   #8
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ARB's front and rear on mine.
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use the one that came with it, its just as good, at least better than the aluminum one
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Unread 06-15-2013, 10:48 AM   #10
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BTF makes a pretty stout cover as well
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Unread 06-15-2013, 03:06 PM   #11
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Alum. covers and rocks are a very pour choice.
Stay with steel.....
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I agree. Unless your going for some sparkle, the steel ones will take a hit better, not chunk out, can be welded when damaged, and are cheaper to boot.
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Yeah, I'd rather have one that would dent on a rock than split open on said rock... You can still move with a dent (usually), but split open means no more oil...
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