1978 Chevy Malibu Differentials & Components

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      # 531049997
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Rear Differential Ring and Pinion by Dorman®. The gears of Dorman’s Differential Ring and Pinion are engineered to effectively transfer torque from the driveshaft to the axles. It's robust steel construction ensures...
      Replacement eliminates driveline grinding and whining soundsDirect replacement for a proper fit
      $100.92 - $204.95
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      # 531079539
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Rear Axle Differential Bearing and Seal Kit by Timken®. Get optimum vehicle performance with Timken bearings. Timken manufactures ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, and tapered roller bearings, and all...
      Designed to effectively reduce frictionUltimate load handling capability
      $62.64 - $107.54
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      # mpn739977048
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with General Motors Series Axle with 28 Spline 1978, Rear Mini Spool by USA Standard Gear®. Mini spools are a low-cost traction option for vehicles looking for full-time lockup. When it comes to a...
      Installs into a standard open carrier caseProvides 100% traction to both wheels at all times
      $92.55
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      # 531079526
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Rear Differential Bearing by Timken®. Get optimum vehicle performance with Timken bearings. Timken manufactures ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, and tapered roller bearings, and all feature premium design,...
      Designed to effectively reduce frictionUltimate load handling capability
      $6.97 - $10.32
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      # mpn2035566
      Chevy Malibu with 8.75" Ring Gear / with 8.88" Ring Gear 1978, Rear Differential Bearing Set by Timken®. Get optimum vehicle performance with Timken bearings. Timken manufactures ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, and tapered...
      Designed to effectively reduce frictionUltimate load handling capability
      $11.71
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      # 531048817
      Chevy Malibu with 7.5" Ring Gear 1978, Rear Differential Pinion Bearing by Timken®. Get optimum vehicle performance with Timken bearings. Timken manufactures ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, and tapered roller bearings, and...
      Designed to effectively reduce frictionUltimate load handling capability
      $7.28 - $13.57
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      # 531088026
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Rear Differential Pinion Seal by Timken®. Timken offers the right seal to keep your vehicle running optimally. Timken seals provide ultimate protection from contaminants and help retain lubricants and liquids,...
      Machined rubber sealing edge provides greater accuracy and consistency and a better sealing surfaceAn extra dust lip helps keep harmful contaminants out and protects against rust and corrosion
      $4.93 - $8.60
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      # 531100179
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Rear Differential Race by Timken®. Precision manufactured using premium materials and made by the company that is trusted by many carmakers, the Timken race is the right choice if you opt for a highly durable part...
      OE quality fit, performance, and reliabilityCost-effective friction management solution
      $4.13 - $7.50
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      # mpn2006957
      Chevy Malibu with 7.5" Ring Gear 1978, Rear Outer Differential Pinion Race by Timken®. Precision manufactured using premium materials and made by the company that is trusted by many carmakers, the Timken race is the right choice if you...
      OE quality fit, performance, and reliabilityCost-effective friction management solution
      $3.67
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      # mpn2377090
      Chevy Malibu with 7.5" Ring Gear / with 7.625" Ring Gear 1978, Differential Crush Sleeve by Dorman®. A necessary item to replace when servicing the differential, Dorman’s Differential Crush Sleeve is durably built to retain optimal...
      Direct replacement for a proper fit every timeDesigned specifically for rear-wheel drive vehicles
      $2.78
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      # mpn2377088
      Chevy Malibu with 7.5" Ring Gear without Limited Slip Differential Axle 1978, Rear Differential Pinion Shaft Lock Bolt by Dorman®. Engineered from high-quality metal, Dorman’s Differential Pinion Shaft Lock Bolt effectively retains...
      Replacement restores drivabilityDirect replacement for a proper fit
      $1.72
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      # mpn1074426
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GM Series Axle 1978, Rear Axle Differential Bearing by National®. This bearing is manufactured from high quality steel and constructed utilizing state-of-the-art computer controlled heat treatment...
      Premium bearing design matches OEM specificationsPrecision manufactured using premium-grade steel for outstanding durability and performance
      $8.38
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      # mpn1074425
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GMC Transmission 1978, Rear Axle Differential Bearing Race by National®. This part is manufactured by one of the most trusted names in the automotive industry to keep your vehicle perform optimally....
      Premium bearing design matches OEM specificationsPrecision manufactured using premium-grade steel for outstanding durability and performance
      $4.24
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      # mpn1848279422
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GM Series Axle 1978, Rear Axle Standard Differential Bearing and Seal Kit by National®. This bearing is manufactured from high quality steel and constructed utilizing state-of-the-art computer...
      Spindle bearing and seal kitIncludes all components required to complete the repair
      $73.50
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      # 531106582
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GM Series Axle 1978, Rear Differential Pinion Bearing by National®. This bearing is manufactured from high quality steel and constructed utilizing state-of-the-art computer controlled heat treatment...
      Premium bearing design matches OEM specificationsPrecision manufactured using premium-grade steel for outstanding durability and performance
      $8.80 - $10.95
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      # 531160885
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GM Series Axle 1978, Rear Differential Pinion Race by National®. This part is manufactured by one of the most trusted names in the automotive industry to keep your vehicle perform optimally. It is...
      Premium bearing design matches OEM specificationsPrecision manufactured using premium-grade steel for outstanding durability and performance
      $4.78 - $5.79
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      # mpn1179154
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GMC Transmission 1978, Rear Outer Differential Pinion Repair Sleeve by National®. This part is manufactured by one of the most trusted names in the automotive industry to keep your vehicle perform...
      National Redi-Sleeves are precision stainless steel wear sleeves designed to quickly repair damaged, grooved or worn shaftsStrong, durable stainless steel construction provides a corrosion-free sealing surface that surpasses most original shaft specifications
      $20.51
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      # mpn1307881
      Chevy Malibu with 8.5" Ring Gear with GM Series Axle 1978, Rear Outer Differential Pinion Seal by National®. This product is made of high-quality materials to serve you for years to come. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and...
      National oil seals are recognized worldwide for their quality and reliable performance for every type of repair.Design Type: Spring Loaded; Multi-Lip
      $5.41
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      # 990442460
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Differential Cross Pin by AllStar Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by AllStar Performance features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $18.99
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      # mpn4515290619
      Chevy Malibu with GM 8.5" Series Axle 1978, Differential Pinion Nut by AllStar Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by AllStar Performance features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $4.99
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      # mpn4515293191
      Chevy Malibu with GM 8.5" Series Axle 1978, Differential Pinion Seal by AllStar Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by AllStar Performance features premium quality and will perform better than...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $6.99
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      # 990412540
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Ring and Pinion Gear Set by AllStar Performance®. CA Prop 65 WARNING - This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $149.99
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      # 1016931667
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Ring and Pinion Installation Bearing Kit by AllStar Performance®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by AllStar Performance features premium quality and will perform better than...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $97.99 - $99.99
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      # 1066547506
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Ring and Pinion Installation Shim Kit by AllStar Performance®. CA Prop 65 WARNING - This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, and/or birth defects or other...
      Precise manufacturing and high-grade materialsExceptional performance at a competitive price
      $43.99
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      # 1091704710
      Chevy Malibu with 28 Spline with 2.73 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 8.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, ECTED Max™ Rear Limited Slip Differential by Auburn Gear®. With Selectable Full Locker. The ECTED Max is a selectable traction device;...
      Expertly crafted from superior materialsProvides exceptional reliability
      $776.82
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      # 1029317632
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, HP™ Rear Limited Slip Differential by Auburn Gear®. High Performance. Auburn Gear’s flagship limited-slip differential gives you smooth torque-sensing operation with the correct bias ratios to out...
      Expertly crafted from superior materialsProvides exceptional reliability
      $436.80
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      # 1029307502
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Pro™ Rear Limited Slip Differential by Auburn Gear®. Turns your torque up another notch, offering an even higher bias ratio and faster sensing reaction than HP for the very best in controlled power...
      Expertly crafted from superior materialsProvides exceptional reliability
      $502.94 - $549.12
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      # 503609171
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear Differential Spring Retainer Service Kit by Auburn Gear®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with this premium...
      Enables you to keep your engine in the powerband for more giddy-up and high speedAllows for getting superior traction on just about any brutal terrain
      $110.82 - $113.82
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      # 1091406468
      Chevy Malibu with 28 Spline with 2.73 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 8.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear Differential Wiring Harness Kit by Auburn Gear®. With Switch. Dominate the track or hit the trails with condidence by fine tuning...
      Enables you to keep your engine in the powerband for more giddy-up and high speedAllows for getting superior traction on just about any brutal terrain
      $85.36
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      # mpn4517168200
      Chevy Malibu with 3.23 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt with 1.16" Axle Shaft Diameter 1978, Detroit Locker™ Rear Differential by Eaton®. The Detroit Locker is a 100%-automatic locking differential that provides...
      100% automatic locking - no driver action neededProvides maximum amount of traction to both wheel ends
      $759.51
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      # mpn4517170080
      Chevy Malibu with 3.23 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt with 1.16" Axle Shaft Diameter 1978, Detroit Truetrac™ Rear Differential by Eaton®. The Detroit Truetrac is a helical-gear style performance differential...
      Helical-style pinion gearsLimited-slip operation
      $475.41
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      # mpn4517169609
      Chevy Malibu with 3.23 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt with 1.16" Axle Shaft Diameter 1978, Posi™ Rear Differential by Eaton®. The Eaton Posi limited-slip differential prevents wheel slip before it can get...
      Superior rebuildable designRace-bred carbon friction discs
      $504.99
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      # 126460365
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Differential Bearing Kit by Motive Gear®. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in state of the art facilities. All of company products undergo rigid...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $116.07 - $135.70
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      # mpn4517168181
      Chevy Malibu with 2.73 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 8.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Differential Carrier by Motive Gear®. Without Internal Kit. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $141.20
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      # 1225183467
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Differential Carrier Gear Kit by Motive Gear®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with this premium differential...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $163.46 - $197.01
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      # 126459747
      Chevy Malibu 1978, Differential Gear Installation Kit by Motive Gear®. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in state of the art facilities. All of company products undergo rigid quality...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $82.09 - $108.13
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      # 503389987
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Differential Master Bearing Kit by Motive Gear®. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in state of the art facilities. All of company products undergo...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $114.16 - $161.61
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      # 503649251
      Chevy Malibu with GM 8.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Differential Pinion Bearing Kit by Motive Gear®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $79.80 - $95.11
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      # mpn4517167735
      Chevy Malibu with Chrysler 9.25" Series Axle / with GM 7.5" Series Axle / with GM 7.75" Series Axle / with GM 7.625" Series Axle / with GM 8" Series Axle / with GM 8.2" Series Axle / with GM 8.5" Series Axle / with GM 8.625" Series Axle...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $4.80
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      # 1225038502
      Chevy Malibu with Open Differential with 10 Bolt 1978, Mini Spool by Motive Gear®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with this premium differential...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $148.38
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      # 503665184
      Chevy Malibu with 3.23 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear A-Line Ring and Pinion Gear Set by Motive Gear®. Motive Gear stock performance ring and pinions are excellent replacements for OE. Experienced...
      Quiet operationComputer controlled heat treatment
      $260.40
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      # 503697251
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear Differential Super Bearing Kit by Motive Gear®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $181.82 - $202.04
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      # 503333264
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear Performance Ring and Pinion Gear Set by Motive Gear®. Motive Gear Performance ring and pinions are perfect for dedicated racing or off-road vehicle. Gear sets are made from...
      Central contact patternCNC start to finish
      $325.14 - $349.52
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      # mpn4517172536
      Chevy Malibu with 3.23 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear Pro Gear Ring and Pinion Gear Set by Motive Gear®. Motive Gear Pro Gear ring and pinions are perfect for dedicated racing or off-road vehicle....
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $604.83
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      # 503401437
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Rear Ring and Pinion Gear Set by Motive Gear®. Motive Gear stock performance ring and pinions are excellent replacements for OE. Experienced installers prefer ring and pinions for...
      Quiet operationComputer controlled heat treatment
      $283.92 - $325.85
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      # mpn4517166045
      Chevy Malibu with 28 Spline with 8.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Spool by Motive Gear®. All Motive Gear products are engineered for their specific application and manufactured in state of the art facilities. All of company products...
      Motive Gear uses the highest quality standards of manufacturingFrom machining and finishing to heat treatment company demand the best
      $266.77
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      # 1146076349
      Chevy Malibu with 2.73 and Up Gear Ratio with Front GM 8.5" (10 Bolt) Series Axle / with Rear GM 8.5" (10 Bolt) Series Axle 1978, Differential Locker by OX Off Road®. OX Lockers can instantly lock differentials and allow you to tackle...
      Easy clean cabin friendly installation with no setup adjustmentsStandard system uses no electric for a higher level of dependability
      $859.00 - $994.00
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      # 503472062
      Chevy Malibu with Open Differential 1978, Lock Right Locker by Powertrax®. Powertrax Lock-Right performance lockers’ straight-line performance is equal to a solid spool axle, yet they automatically unlock during turns. When extreme...
      Brute force devices for rugged applicationsReplacement of differential case not required
      $405.19 - $406.60
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      # 503592997
      Chevy Malibu with Open Differential with 10 Bolt 1978, No-Slip Traction System by Powertrax®. For vehicles that are driven daily, the Powertrax No-Slip Traction System is the latest design in quiet traction-adding differential...
      Extreme Traction PerformanceEnables a 2 Wheel Drive to outperform a 4 Wheel Drive in poor traction conditions
      $418.28
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      # mpn4517168514
      Chevy Malibu with 28 Spline with 3.23 and Up Gear Ratio with GM 7.625" Series Axle 1978, Open Grip LS Traction System by Powertrax®. The Powertrax Grip LS, is a clutch-type differential in a forged steel case. This differential uses a...
      Comes Fully AssembledCarbon Fiber and Steel Friction Plate Technology
      $457.67
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      # mpn4517166560
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5 Series Axle / with GM 7.625" Series Axle 1978, Differential Bearing Kit by Richmond®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with...
      Outstanding design and state of the art manufacturing techniquesExtensive testing ensures uncompromising reliability
      $143.52
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4517166583
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5 Series Axle / with GM 7.625" Series Axle 1978, Differential Mega Bearing Kit by Richmond®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance...
      Outstanding design and state of the art manufacturing techniquesExtensive testing ensures uncompromising reliability
      $160.33
    • (0 reviews)
      # 503427005
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle 1978, Differential Pinion Shaft by Richmond®. Dominate the track or hit the trails with confidence by fine tuning your vehicle for neck-breaking speed and performance with this premium differential...
      Outstanding design and state of the art manufacturing techniquesExtensive testing ensures uncompromising reliability
      $16.06 - $42.23
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1029012489
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Excel™ Differential Bearing Kit by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $95.30 - $106.66
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4517169459
      Chevy Malibu with 2.73 Ratio and Numerically Higher with GM 8.5" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Excel™ Differential Carrier by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $76.01
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1029043559
      Chevy Malibu with 10 Bolt 1978, Excel™ Differential Carrier Gear Kit by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $103.44 - $123.47
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4561984109
      Chevy Malibu with GM 8.5" Series Axle 1978, Excel™ Front Mini Spool by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $78.89
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4561984135
      Chevy Malibu with GM 8.5" Series Axle 1978, Excel™ Full Spool by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your vehicle...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $143.68
    • (0 reviews)
      # mpn4561984058
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle 1978, Excel™ Rear Differential Pinion Shaft by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and will perform better than advertised....
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $21.88
    • (0 reviews)
      # 1029190589
      Chevy Malibu with GM 7.5" Series Axle/ with 7.625" Series Axle with 10 Bolt 1978, Excel™ Rear Ring and Pinion Gear Set by Richmond®. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Richmond features premium quality and will...
      Designed to deliver trouble-free, consistent performanceRight for your vehicle and lifestyle
      $164.95 - $194.50




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