Front Axle Parts for 1963 to 1971 Dodge W200 4x4 Trucks with Dana 44 Heavy Duty Front Axles

Dodge used 2 types of Dana 44 closed knuckle front axles. Standard duty Dana 44 axles with 8 bolt Ball Seals were used on 1/2 ton and light 3/4 ton models. Heavy-Duty Dana 44 front axles with 12 bolt Ball Seals were only used on heavier GVW 3/4 ton trucks.

Axle Identification

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Cover: 10 Bolt, 10-3/8" high

Suspension: Leaf spring

Axle Shaft Seals and Seal Kits for Inner Axle Shafts

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Dodge Dana 44HD Front Axles originally came with a two piece axle seal and guide set. This has been superseded by QU40055 unitized seal and guide. If you desire to maintain original style parts, we can still supply the original type QU42015 narrow seal, but the guide is no longer available.

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QU40055 Unitized Inner Axle Seal and Guide For 1963 to 1971 Dodge Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. QU40055 includes a seal with integral axle shaft guide. More Info

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Axle Universal Joints

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QU40424M Axle Universal Joint for 1957-1974 W-200 with Dana 44HD Front Axles Is a genuine Dana-Spicer original equipment replacement, solid cross, external snap ring type, front axle universal joint without seals. More Info

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Closed Knuckle Parts

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We stock the regular service closed knuckle parts for your 1963-1971 Dodge W200 Power Wagon with a closed knuckle Dana 44 Heavy Duty front axle which will have 12 bolt Knuckle Ball Hemisphere Seals. With a Closed Knuckle axle, the axle universal joints and king pin bearings are lubricated by very heavy oil or a viscous grease that will flow when the axle shafts rotate. A large multi-piece seal is bolted to the backside of the steering knuckle to keep lubricant in and water out. On poorly maintained closed knuckle axles or axles equipped with lockout hubs that are rarely used in 4x4, the upper king pin bearing and axle universal joint can suffer from lack of lubrication. The Ball Seals will usually weep some lubricant especially when standard gear oils are used as a lubricant. Submersion of the axle under water or condensation from temperature changes can cause moisture to build up inside the enclosed ball and lead to corrosion damage and part failures.

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QA4936 Replacement 12 Bolt Knuckle Ball Seal Kit for Dana Spicer Front Axles is for heavy duty Dana closed knuckle front axles in 1963-1971 Dodge W200 Power Wagon with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. Kits include split metal backed ball seal, felt wiper seal, metal backing plates and 12 new serrated, flange head cap screws. Two kits required to service both sides of your front axle assembly. Assembled in USA of both genuine Dana and replacement parts. NOTE: QA4936 replaces QU40189 100% Dana Ball Seal Kit which is out of production and no longer available. More Info

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QK4765 1963-1971 Dodge W200 Dana 44 Heavy Duty Closed Knuckle Preload Shim Kit For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. Kit includes 11 shims total. More Info

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QK4616 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® Dana 44HD Closed Knuckle Bearing and Bushing Kit Includes two upper Knuckle Bushings. two Knuckle Bearings, four Knuckle Bearing Cups, and Preload Shims for 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QK4618 1963-1971 Optional Dana 44 Heavy Duty Large Closed Knuckle Bearing Kit Includes four Knuckle Bearings, four Knuckle Bearing Cups, and Preload Shims. More Info

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QU50600 Timken® Knuckle Bearing For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU50601 Timken® Knuckle Bearing For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU40327 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® Dana 44HD Upper King Pin/Knuckle Bushing For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU40543 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® Dana 70 Upper King Pin Key For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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TK50785 Torque® King Timken® Large Closed Knuckle King Pin Bearing Kit For Dodge Dana 44. More Info

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Differential and Pinion Bearings (Individual)

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There was a Dodge Dana 44HD differential Side Bearing change which according to Dana was effective with at least some 1967 and 1968 model year vehicles. My Dodge parts books however, list the change over year as 1969 so you will need to verify your bearing size for 1967 and 1968 trucks.
All bearings are not created equal for fit or durability, so we only stock first class, long lasting, Timken® Differential and Pinion Bearings for your Dana front axle. Timken® was and is a a major original equipment supplier of top-notch bearing components to Dana Spicer. Since I first started rebuilding Dana axles in the mid 1970's, I have found Timken® Bearings to be the most consistent in relation to the published dimensions of any bearing on the market which makes rebuilding an axle right the first time a WHOLE lot easier!

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QU50533 Timken® Outer Pinion Bearing Cup For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU50534 Timken® Outer Pinion Bearing For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU50535 Timken® Inner Pinion Bearing Cup For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU50536 Timken® Inner Pinion Bearing For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. More Info

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QU50538 Timken® Large Inside Diameter Differential Side Bearing For 1963-1968 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle that has differential side bearing with an inside diameter of 1.796". (Uses 2) More Info

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QU50683 Timken® Small Inside Diameter Differential Side Bearing For 1969-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle that has differential side bearing with an inside diameter of 1.688". (Uses 2) More Info

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QU50537 Timken® Differential Side Bearing Cup For 1963-1971 Dodge Power Wagon® W200 4x4 trucks with the optional Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axle. (Uses 2) More Info

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QU30170U Loaded Differential Case For Dana 44 with 3.92 to 5.89 ratio gear sets and 30 spline axle shafts. More Info

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QU40632 Empty Differential Case Kit For Dana Model 44 3.73 and numerically lower ratios. Includes ring gear bolts and diff shims. More Info

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QU40633 Loaded Differential Case Assembly For Dana Model 44 3.73 and numerically lower ratios. Includes spider gears, diff bearings, ring gear bolts and diff shims. More Info

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QU40634 Empty Differential Case Kit For Dana Model 44 3.92 and numerically higher ratios. Includes ring gear bolts and diff shims. More Info

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QU40635 Loaded Differential Case Assembly For Dana Model 44 3.92 and numerically higher ratios. Includes spider gears, diff bearings, ring gear bolts, and diff shims. More Info

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Gaskets and Gasket Makers

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The only cut paper gaskets used on 1961-1971 Dodge Dana 44HD front axles were the differential cover gasket and wheel hub gasket. For the diff cover which was specifically designed to be used with a gasket, we stock genuine Dana stock paper gaskets and Spicer high-performance reusable gaskets.  For the hub gasket, we have replaced the original fragile paper gasket with new production synthetic gaskets for reliable long-term sealing. 

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TK40573 Torque King® 6 Bolt Front Hub Gasket For 1961-1966 Dodge Dodge W200 Closed Knuckle Dana 44HD Front Axles is a brand new, precision-cut, high-tech hub gasket. More Info

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QU40214 Dana 44 Cover Gasket Is a genuine original equipment Dana Gasket for all Dana-Spicer Model 44 axles. More Info

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QU42028 Spicer Reuseable Dana 44 Differential Cover Gasket for all 1961-1971 Dodge Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. QU42028 is a steel core performance gasket that can be reused multiple times. These Teflon® coated gaskets feature a no re-torque design and will save time when working on your diff by eliminating the need to clean the metal mating surfaces of old gasket material plus you do not have to wait hours for a sealant to cure. Just install the gasket and cover, then fill your diff with oil! More Info

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Hubs and Hub Parts

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QU50818 Warn Premium Quality 6 Bolt External Mount Hub Set For 1963-1975 Dodge W-200 with a Closed Knuckle Dana 44HD Front Axles. More Info

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QU40548 M31E Warn Lock-O-Matic Hub Set Looking for the ultimate Lock Out Hub set for your restored 1960's to mid 1970's 3/4 or 1 ton gem? Tough Warn Lock-O-Matic Hubs give you the option of automatic engagement/disengagement AND the ability to manually engage the hubs for compression braking and continuous 4 wheeling. More Info

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Miscellaneous Parts

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QU90009 Universal Axle Service Pack Is the Bargain Priced Chemical Service Pack included in many of our QU series Differential Bearing Kits. You get Threadlocker for the ring gear bolts, diff cap bolts, and pinion nut, QU90008 Gear Marking Compound for checking the tooth pattern on your gear set, Blue RTV sealant for the diff cover and a small brush to apply the Gear Marking Compound. More Info

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QU42083U Used Upper King Pin Cap with key slot for Dodge Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles with upper king pin bushings. More Info

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Ring and Pinion Kits

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QU40177 Genuine Dana 4.09 Ring and Pinion Kit With pinion bearings, pinion seal, and small parts for standard Dana 44 axles. Use with 26 spline pinion yoke. More Info

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QU40447 Genuine Dana 3.54 Ring and Pinion Kit With pinion bearings and small parts for Dana 44. More Info

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Spindles and Spindle Nuts

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Dodge used hex spindle nuts on Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. All the W200 3/4 ton models through 1971 with the Dana 44HD front axle will have external mount hubs and use 1-3/4" thread hex nuts with a bend over tab lockwasher.

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QU10576 Bend Over Tab Lock Washer for Dodge W-200 with Dana 44HD Front Axles Fits all 1963-1971 Dodge W200 trucks with Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. Washer has two pre-bent tabs that fit over the inner spindle nut and 6 bend-over tabs for the outer spindle nut. More Info

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QU11164 1-3/4 Thread Spindle Hex Nut for Dodge W-200 with Dana 44HD Front Axles For all 1963-1971 Dodge W200 trucks with Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. Fits 1-3/4" Spindle Threads. Hex size is 2-1/2". Use 2 per side, 4 per vehicle. More Info

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QU11165 Spindle Thrust Washer for Dodge W-200 with Dana 44HD Front Axles For all 1963-1971 Dodge W200 ttucks with Dana 44HD closed knuckle front axles. Fits 1-3/4" Spindle Threads. One of these washers is used on each side between the outer wheel bearing and inner spindle nut. More Info

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Spindle Bushings

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QU40025 Spindle and Axle Shaft Bushing for 1961-1975 Ford Dana 44HD Closed Knuckle Axles Is a genuine original equipment flanged Bronze Bushing that supports the axle shafts. Will always be one in each Spindle for the outer axle shaft, plus, some early Ford Dana 44HD axles also use one in each axle tube end to support the inner axle shaft. More Info

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Wheel Bearings and Seals (Individual)

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All the 1957-1968 Dodge 1/2 ton and 3/4 ton 4x4s with standard Dana 44 front axles use the same wheel bearings and seals. 1969 to 1971 W200 3/4 ton models use a different inner wheel bearing compared to 1957-1968 models, but the rest of the parts are the same. 1969-1971 Dodge W100 1/2 ton trucks use different wheel bearings and seals compared to those found on the earlier 1/2 tons.

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QU50704 1957-1968 W100 and W200 Front Wheel Seal For all 1957-1968 Dodge W100 and W-200 4x4 trucks with Dana 44HD drum brake, closed knuckle front axles. More Info

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QU50702 1957-1968 W100 and W200 Timken® Inner or Outer Wheel Bearing QU50702 is used in both the inner and outer wheel bearing positions on all 1957-1968 Dodge W100 and W-200 4x4s with Dana 44HD drum brake, closed knuckle front axles. More Info

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QU50701 1957-1968 W100 and W200 Timken® Inner or Outer Wheel Bearing Cup For all 1957-1968 Dodge W100 and W-200 4x4 trucks with Dana 44HD drum brake, closed knuckle front axles. More Info

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QU50703 1969-1971 W200 Timken® Inner Wheel Bearing For all 1969-1971 W200 3/4 ton 4x4 trucks with Dana 44HD drum brake, closed knuckle front axles. More Info

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