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Old 06-24-2018, 05:22 PM   #131
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HF35 merely means it is an open diff with a 3.5:1 ratio.

Being a 96 I'd think you have either a C200 or a H233b.
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HF denotes that the axle is a H190 axle, 35 denotes the gear ratio.

with that being said, if you have a diff cover then you have a C200 axle. most likely swapped out by a previous owner.

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My 96 ext. cab sticker shows HF35 axle. Owner's manual says ext. cab dif. takes 2-3/4pt. Service manual says the only one that takes 2-3/4pt. is the C200. My dif. has the 8 hole cover plate. Am I missing something cause it seems that an earlier post said HF35 means H190?
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HF35 merely means it is an open diff with a 3.5:1 ratio.

Being a 96 I'd think you have either a C200 or a H233b.
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Looks like I do have the C200 based on my manuals and the diff back cover plate. I wondered about the code because I bought it off my dad (orig. owner) so I'm sure it's the original diff. Thanks for the info.
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Old 09-24-2018, 07:17 PM   #134
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so, help me understand this, I have an 1987 4x4 5 speed pathfinder. I put a rear end from a 1995 4x4 pathfinder, didn't change the front diff. will this cause issues and bind the front if I activate the 4wd drive?
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