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Okay, you've got it a bit backwards; Let me explain. An open differential has what is commonly referred to as your "spider gears". These in combination with clutch packs allow one wheel to apply more torque or rotate quicker for better traction and so your wheels don't bind up during sharp cornering or if you lose alot of traction to one tire. A Closed ...


My suggestion would be to buy a differential bearing and seal kit for the rear end yourself and have a knowledgeable mechanic install it for you. This, as the name implies, consists of bearings and seals. A master kit will have the shims in it as well, but when you are just doing bearings in the diff, you can usually put the old shims back in to get ...


If the price is the same go with the rebuilt. Better warranty and more knowledge. With the used one you dont know its history to this point and it may be 6 months away from needing a rebuild.

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