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Dana 44 ARB Air Locker #RD117 - 30 Spline (3.73 & Down) - Non-Rubicon

Sku: ARBRD117

Part Number: ARBRD117
Brand: ARB

The ARB Dana 44 Air Locker is the premium option in on-demand traction. ARB air lockers provide maximum traction for the most demanding off-road situations. ARB Air Lockers use a pneumatically controlled locking mechanism to switch between an open carrier and a fully locked differential. Once installed, all it takes is the simple flip of a switch to go from an open differential that works well on the street to a spool that provides 100% traction to both wheels off-road. ARB Air Lockers are currently available in over 100 configurations to suit a wide range of 4x4 vehicles from around the world and can be installed in both the front and rear axles.

ARB Air Lockers are sold in over 80 countries and there are over 150,000 units currently in use worldwide in both military and civilian applications. The secret to their success and reliability is that each ARB locker is designed and tested beyond the breaking point of standard and aftermarket axles such that your axles will break before causing any damage to the air locker.

How they work:

  • ARB lockers are fully selectable, air driven pneumatic locking differentials that can be powered by a 12v compressor or other source of on-board air.
  • When activated, the Air Locker prevents the differential gears from rotating and therefore prevents the axle shafts from turning independently of each other. With both wheels tied directly to the rotation of the ring gear, the vehicle maintains maximum possible traction at all times. When unlocked, it operates just like a conventional 'open' differential.

Included in the box:

  • Replacement differential, activation switch, solenoid valve, air line and bulkhead fittings.

The ARB Dana 44 air locker RD117 for your 30 spline axle for 3.73 & down gear ratios, can instantly lock differentials and allow you to tackle the toughest off-road terrain. The world's best traction aid, ARB Air Lockers keep you moving in all conditions.

Air Lockers from ARB are currently available in over 100 configurations to suit a wide range of off-road and 4x4 vehicles from around the world. Because the Dana 44 ARB® #RD117 air locker is only engaged when needed, it can be installed in both the front and rear axles, with separate switches independently controlling the RD117 air locker from within the off-road truck or vehicle.

Application Model Ratios Spline
Dana 44 RD117 3.73 & Down 30

Optional Next Generation Rear 40 Spline Assembly.18 months of design, engineering and testing, resulted in the industries strongest 40 spline rear assembly. The design completed rigorous FEA testing and analysis.
- Forged chromolyspindles, hubs, and axle shafts
- Forged spindles have 4x more yield strengththan 35 spline spindles
- Hubs with over 80,000 psi yield strength to match the spindles
- Tone rings integrated into the hub
- Forged 4340 chromoly 40 spline axle shafts that are 55% strongerthan 4340 35 spline axle shafts

Fusion Elite Kingpin 60 Front Axle Standard Features:

  • 72" width for ideal steering geometry and tire clearance when running 40" tires. Other width available or call for custom width.
  • High clearance center section with custom low profile fabricated differential cover
  • Genuine Made in the USA Spicer® 10.1" (256 mm) ring and pinion gear
  • 3.5" diameter x 7/16" wall axle tubes
  • Lifetime Warranty US Made Chromoly axle shafts with 1480 solid u-joints
  • Massive, race inspired Kingpin inner knuckle Cs and outer knuckles, no ball joints to wear out
  • Fully machined springless steering arm attached with 6 ARP Studs
  • Steering arm upgrades available for full hydro or virtually any application
  • 1/4" plate axle bracketry designed to be the strongest in its class
  • 8 x 6.5 bolt pattern
  • Massive 13.25" brake rotors and dual piston calipers
  • Yukon Hardcore locking hubs