Manufacturers and distributors of differential parts include Yukon Gear and Axle, West Coast Differentials, Motive Gear, Nitro Gear and Axle, and Dana Spicer. Only Yukon Gear and Axle and West Coast Differentials offer direct retail sales. Dana Spicer, Nitro Gear, and Axle and Motive Gear sell exclusively through a network of authorized distributors. Yukon Gear and Axle also maintains an international network of stocking distributors, while West Coast Differentials focuses primarily on the West Coast and Southwest.
Yukon Gear and Axle provides consumers and distributors access to their differential parts tool, Diffwizard, to help ensure the correct parts are provided for any given application. Nitro Gear and Axle provides a complete list of distributors on Nitro-Gear.com. Both Motive Gear and Yukon Gear and Axle allow users to search for local distributors by ZIP code or region. Yukon Gear and Axle, West Coast Differentials, Motive Gear, and Dana Spicer all focus primarily on differential parts for domestic vehicles. Nitro Gear and Axle, in addition to domestic vehicles, also provides a wider selection of parts for Toyota and Nissan differentials.
Differential parts include axle shafts, lockers, positraction units, ring and pinion sets, and spider gears. Bearings and seals are differential parts that are commonly packaged as overhaul kits.