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Currie 9+-98126 9 Inch Ford Cut-To-Fit 31 Spline Axle, 26 Inch

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Overall Length:
26.00
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Natural
Overall Diameter:
3.15
Bolt Pattern:
Dual: 5 on 4.5"/4.75"
Knurl Length:
0.35
Knurl Diameter:
0.61
Stud Length:
2.17
Spline OD:
1.33
Spline Count:
31
Spline Length:
4.00
Offset:
2.50
MFG. Part #:
9+-98126
Notes
Includes press in wheel studs (five 7/16" and five 1/2").
Currie 9+-98126 9 Inch Ford Cut-To-Fit 31 Spline Axle, 26 InchCurrie 9+-98126 9 Inch Ford Cut-To-Fit 31 Spline Axle, 26 Inch
Currie 9+-98126 9 Inch Ford Cut-To-Fit 31 Spline Axle, 26 Inch

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These axles have 4" of spline which will allow you to cut a maximum of 3" of the spline off to obtain the correct length. This is perfect for small shops and will allow you to build your own custom width rear end easily. Axle length is measured from the flange to the end of the splines. All CTF axles come with a full installation package which includes one set of five 1/2"-20 Ford style wheel studs, one set of five 7/16"-20 Chevy style wheel studs, one set-20 tapered roller bearing with race, seal, & collar, and one heavy duty late model large bearing style retainer plate.

  • 9 Inch Ford
  • 31 Spline
  • 26 Inch Long
  • Drilled for both 5 on 4-1/2" and 5 on 4-3/4" wheel bolt patterns
  • Includes both 7/16"-20 and 1/2"-20 wheel studs
  • Compatible with "Big Ford - New Style" housing and brakes with 2-1/2" offset
  • Includes a set-20 bearing and retainer you will have to press on
  • Axles sold each, not as a pair

How to Measure Your Housing Tech Tip (Link)

Need a certain length not found on our site?  Check out Currie's 9+ Rearend Calculator to have specially sized axles or rearend housings made for your specific application.  Custom orders will be built and processed directly through Currie Enterprizes and shipped to your door. For ease of ordering, please refer to Currie's Dimension Diagram

 

Notes

Installation Notes:

When installing new axles in rearends with posi traction differentials, be sure to install the driver's side axle first to keep the splines properly aligned.  Failure to do so may move the two splined gears out of alignment, and it may be difficult to install the driver's side axle properly if the passenger side axle is already installed.

If installation of passenger side axle is done first it may require two people when installing the driver's side axle, with both parties rotating reach axle until splines are in line and the driver's side axle fully sides into the housing.

When cutting axles to desired lengths Currie recommends: 

  • Normal steel cutting machinery (cold saw, band saw, chop saw, etc.) 
  • Using a sleeve around the axle such as a small piece of PVC tubing - this allows:
    • The axle to be spun in place while being cut
    • A perimeter cut around the outer diameter assisting in keeping the cut square
    • Avoiding the build-up of too much heat by doing a straight cut (like a knife though a stick of butter) 

To ensure you get the most out of your new 9 Inch components, Currie recommends that you perform a proper break-in process:

  • Use a name brand mineral-based gear oil, preferably 85w140 (Extremely high quality synthetic oils may be used once break-in process has been successfully performed)
  • Place vehicle on jack stands and let the rearend spin while the vehicle idles - run transmission in both forward and reverse periodically throughout the process
  • Continue to run the rearend until the pinion gets hot (place hand on bottom of the differential housing to verify this)
  • Proper break-in allows:
    • The ability to install new axles and hit the track the same day without worry
    • Extended life for rearend components
    • Keeps the quality and life of your gear oil

Note: If you find that your rearend is running somewhat "tight" be sure to add Currie's 9+ Friction Modifier to "loosen up".  If a more aggressive performance is desired, Friction Modifier is not needed.

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NOTE: All Ford 9" full spools use overhaul kit 9190950-31, even if they are a 28-spline spool. The 9190950-31 contains the large I.D. standard O.D. carrier bearings and pinion bearings needed for use with our full spools.

If you are using the H.D. nodular iron center section which uses the large diameter carrier bearings, order kit 9190950-31s, which also includes the large pinion bearings for use with the Daytona pinion support.

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SKU-91045122
                        

These Currie axles have 4" of spline which will allow you to cut a maximum of 3" of the spline off to obtain the correct length. This is perfect for small shops and will allow you to build your own custom width rear end easily. Axle length is measured from the flange to the end of the splines.  All CTF axles come with a full installation package which includes one set of five 1/2"-20 Ford style wheel studs, one set of five 7/16"-20 Chevy style wheel studs, one set-20 tapered roller bearing with race, seal, & collar, and one heavy duty late model large bearing style retainer plate.

  • 9 Inch Ford
  • 31 Spline
  • 29 Inch Long
  • 20-30% stronger than factory axles - increased depth allows for flex without breaking
  • Drilled for both 5 on 4-1/2" and 5 on 4-3/4" wheel bolt patterns
  • Includes both 7/16"-20 and 1/2"-20 wheel studs
  • Compatible with "Big Ford - New Style" housing and brakes with 2-1/2" offset
  • Includes a set-20 bearing and retainer you will have to press on
  • Axle length is from the flange to the end of the splines
  • Axles sold each, not as a pair

How to Measure Your Housing Tech Tip (Link)

Need a certain length not found on our site?  Check out Currie's 9+ Rearend Calculator to have specially sized axles or rearend housings made for your specific application.  Custom orders will be built and processed directly through Currie Enterprizes and shipped to your door. For ease of ordering, please refer to Currie's Dimension Diagram

Currie 9+-98132 9 Inch Ford Cut-To-Fit 31 Spline Axle, 32 Inch Long
SKU-91045124
                        

These axles have 4" of spline which will allow you to cut a maximum of 3" of the spline off to obtain the correct length. This is perfect for small shops and will allow you to build your own custom width rear end easily. Axle length is measured from the flange to the end of the splines. All CTF axles come with a full installation package which includes one set of five 1/2"-20 Ford style wheel studs, one set of five 7/16"-20 Chevy style wheel studs, one set-20 tapered roller bearing with race, seal, & collar, and one heavy duty late model large bearing style retainer plate.

  • 9 Inch Ford
  • 31 Spline
  • 32 Inch Long
  • 20-30% stronger than factory axles - increased depth allows for flex without breaking
  • Drilled for both 5 on 4-1/2" and 5 on 4-3/4" wheel bolt patterns
  • Includes both 7/16"-20 and 1/2"-20 wheel studs
  • Compatible with "Big Ford - New Style" housing and brakes with 2-1/2" offset
  • 4" of spline which allows you to cut a maximum of 3" of the spline off to obtain the correct length
  • Perfect for small shops that want to build your own custom width rearend
  • Includes a set-20 bearing and retainer you will have to press on
  • Axles sold each, not as a pair

How to Measure Your Housing Tech Tip (Link)

Need a certain length not found on our site?  Check out Currie's 9+ Rearend Calculator to have specially sized axles or rearend housings made for your specific application.  Custom orders will be built and processed directly through Currie Enterprizes and shipped to your door. For ease of ordering, please refer to Currie's Dimension Diagram

Installation Notes:

When installing new axles in rearends with posi traction differentials, be sure to install the driver's side axle first to keep the splines properly aligned.  Failure to do so may move the two splined gears out of alignment, and it may be difficult to install the driver's side axle properly if the passenger side axle is already installed.

If installation of passenger side axle is done first it may require two people when installing the driver's side axle, with both parties rotating reach axle until splines are in line and the driver's side axle fully sides into the housing.

When cutting axles to desired lengths Currie recommends: 

  • Normal steel cutting machinery (cold saw, band saw, chop saw, etc.) 
  • Using a sleeve around the axle such as a small piece of PVC tubing - this allows:
    • The axle to be spun in place while being cut
    • A perimeter cut around the outer diameter assisting in keeping the cut square
    • Avoiding the build-up of too much heat by doing a straight cut (like a knife though a stick of butter) 

To ensure you get the most out of your new 9 Inch components, Currie recommends that you perform a proper break-in process:

  • Use a name brand mineral-based gear oil, preferably 85w140 (Extremely high quality synthetic oils may be used once break-in process has been successfully performed)
  • Place vehicle on jack stands and let the rearend spin while the vehicle idles - run transmission in both forward and reverse periodically throughout the process
  • Continue to run the rearend until the pinion gets hot (place hand on bottom of the differential housing to verify this)
  • Proper break-in allows:
    • The ability to install new axles and hit the track the same day without worry
    • Extended life for rearend components
    • Keeps the quality and life of your gear oil

Note: If you find that your rearend is running somewhat "tight" be sure to add Currie's 9+ Friction Modifier to "loosen up".  If a more aggressive performance is desired, Friction Modifier is not needed.

 

 
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SKU-91045126
                        

These axles have 4" of spline which will allow you to cut a maximum of 3" of the spline off to obtain the correct length. This is perfect for small shops and will allow you to build your own custom width rear end easily. Axle length is measured from the flange to the end of the splines. All CTF axles come with a full installation package which includes one set of five 1/2"-20 Ford style wheel studs, one set of five 7/16"-20 Chevy style wheel studs, one set-20 tapered roller bearing with race, seal, & collar, and one heavy duty late model large bearing style retainer plate.

  • 9 Inch Ford
  • 31 Spline
  • 35 Inch Long
  • 20-30% stronger than factory axles - increased depth allows for flex without breaking
  • Drilled for both 5 on 4-1/2" and 5 on 4-3/4" wheel bolt patterns
  • Includes both 7/16"-20 and 1/2"-20 wheel studs
  • Compatible with "Big Ford - New Style" housing and brakes with 2-1/2" offset
  • Includes a set-20 bearing and retainer you will have to press on
  • Axles sold each, not as a pair

How to Measure Your Housing Tech Tip (Link)

Need a certain length not found on our site?  Check out Currie's 9+ Rearend Calculator to have specially sized axles or rearend housings made for your specific application.  Custom orders will be built and processed directly through Currie Enterprizes and shipped to your door. For ease of ordering, please refer to Currie's Dimension Diagram

Installation Notes:

When installing new axles in rearends with posi traction differentials, be sure to install the driver's side axle first to keep the splines properly aligned.  Failure to do so may move the two splined gears out of alignment, and it may be difficult to install the driver's side axle properly if the passenger side axle is already installed.

If installation of passenger side axle is done first it may require two people when installing the driver's side axle, with both parties rotating reach axle until splines are in line and the driver's side axle fully sides into the housing.

When cutting axles to desired lengths Currie recommends: 

  • Normal steel cutting machinery (cold saw, band saw, chop saw, etc.) 
  • Using a sleeve around the axle such as a small piece of PVC tubing - this allows:
    • The axle to be spun in place while being cut
    • A perimeter cut around the outer diameter assisting in keeping the cut square
    • Avoiding the build-up of too much heat by doing a straight cut (like a knife though a stick of butter) 

To ensure you get the most out of your new 9 Inch components, Currie recommends that you perform a proper break-in process:

  • Use a name brand mineral-based gear oil, preferably 85w140 (Extremely high quality synthetic oils may be used once break-in process has been successfully performed)
  • Place vehicle on jack stands and let the rearend spin while the vehicle idles - run transmission in both forward and reverse periodically throughout the process
  • Continue to run the rearend until the pinion gets hot (place hand on bottom of the differential housing to verify this)
  • Proper break-in allows:
    • The ability to install new axles and hit the track the same day without worry
    • Extended life for rearend components
    • Keeps the quality and life of your gear oil

Note: If you find that your rearend is running somewhat "tight" be sure to add Currie's 9+ Friction Modifier to "loosen up".  If a more aggressive performance is desired, Friction Modifier is not needed.

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  • Stronger than stock
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SKU-91095304
                        

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  • Press-In Design
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  • Sold each 

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SKU-9108015
                        

This "large bearing" tapered roller axle bearing axle bearing and seal kit is a replacement for Currie 9 Inch housing, all 9" Ford tapered bearing rearend applications, or any rearend that has had a 9" Ford style housing end and axle conversion performed.

Includes: 1 bearing, 1 bearing race, 1 bearing grease seal, and 1 bearing retaining collar. Sold per 1 set of 4 mentioned pieces.

  • Heavy duty replacement "20 Set" bearing, seal and collar
  • 1.563" I.D., and 3.150" O.D.
  • Press fit bearing and collar
  • 2 sets required per vehicle