CHICAGO Dana Holding Corp. has launched several new aftermarket products for passenger cars and light-duty trucks, including rear axle shafts made of carbon steel, and ring and pinion gearing made from forged alloy steels.
The new rear axle shafts are manufactured with SAE 1541 grade steel that is precision heat treated to ensure durability and hardness, the Maumee, Ohio-based manufacturer said. The company offers 80 varieties of the axles for use in all makes of vehicles.
The new ring and pinion gearing line is forged from alloy blanks and normalized for hardness. Dana has expanded its SVL ring gear ratios to include 7.5- and 8.5-inch diameters for all General Motors Co. models; 8.9-, 9- and 9.75-inch diameters for all Ford Motor Co. models; and a 9.25-inch-diameter ratio for all Chrysler Group LLC models. Expanded ratios also are available for the Dana 30, 44, 60, 70, and 80 axles.