G2 GM 8.6 Inch Complete Open Differential Carrier - 46-2022

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  • G2 Axle and Gear | Part Number: G/246-2022
  • Popular Axle Manufacture:GM
  • Axle Location:Rear
  • Axle Type:GM 10 Bolt 8.6 Inches
  • Fitment:Universal Fit
  • Axle Spline:30 Splines
  • Differential Type:Open Differential Assembly


G2 Axle and Gear Open Differentials are a direct replacement of the factory differential. Ideal for repairs and an economical way to get the proper case break for your gear ratio.



Question & Answers

3 Answered questions

I have a 2009 chevy Silverado 1500 4x4 my spider gears got chewed up and what looks like the thrust block broke does this come with the new thrust block and spider gears ?

Asked by jared from globe,az on

Hello Yes this is a complete unit and all you need to replace the differential you have now. Thanks

Answered by Rody from globe,az on

I have a 03 GMC Sierra 1500, 4x4 5.3 liter v8 with a 4:10 gear ratio, 10 bolt pattern. I'm looking for this part but don't know which is the right one for my truck, what other info do I need or is this the right part for me. If this isn't it can you please point me in the right direction? Thank you

Asked by Denise from Maui, hawaii on

Hello Yes this is the correct unit for your Sierra 1500. It is a factory replacement and bolts right in. Thanks

Answered by Rody from Maui, hawaii on

What size bearings does it accept

Asked by michael from ardmore,ok on

Michael the G/246-2022 is a 1999 to 2009 design that uses the larger bearings. if being used in the 1998 and eailer axles use the G/2 35-2021L bearing kit http://jo.my/35-2021l if you are useing it in a 1999 to 2009 you would need the G/235-2022 bearing kit http://jo.my/35-2022 if using it in a 2009 and up you would use the 35-2022A bearing kit http://jo.my/ckig8k hope this helps thank you for your question.

Answered by Stevie from ardmore,ok on


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