SKF adds 31 new differential kits to its drivetrain product line

Differential kit

2012 June 22, 23:54

SKF has added 31 new differential kits to its complete line of SKF differential, transfer case and transmission kits for automotive, light duty and commercial vehicle applications.

Of the 31 new kits, SKF now offers rear differential kits for the popular 2001-2008 Chevy GMC 3/4 and 1 ton truck with 11.5 inch ring gear, available in part numbers SDK327 and SDK327-MK (SKF Master Differential Kit); and the 1997-2006 Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Wrangler TJ with a Dana 30 Axle, available in part numbers SDK334-TJ and SDK334-TJMK (SKF Master Differential Kit).

“The addition of 31 new differential kits allows SKF to supply the most popular applications with all of the components needed for a complete repair,” said Doug Fike, Product Manager, SKF. “SKF offers a wide range of premium quality products and kits for the automotive and heavy duty markets with over 245 drivetrain kits available.”

SKF differential kits come in either a standard kit (prefix SDK) or a master kit (suffix MK). Standard differential kits from SKF contain all the components needed for a complete repair, including: pinion bearings, differential bearings, pinion seal, pinion nut, crush sleeve (where applicable), gear marking compound and brush, thread locker, and silicone sealant. Master differential kits contain all of the elements that come with the standard kits as well as pinion shims (where applicable), pinion adjusting shims, differential shims, and ring gear bolts.

Check out the SKF Differential, Transfer Case and Transmission Kit Catalog (publication #457604) for a complete product listing. For more information about SKF Differential Kits, contact your local SKF representative, or visit

SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2011 were SEK 66,216 million and the number of employees was 46,039.

Elgin, IL, June 22, 2012

For further information, please contact:
Katie Noga, Marketing Communications Manager, SKF, 800-323-8024 x4471,

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