As one of the most commonly customized vehicles produced today, the sixth-generation Ford Bronco has enjoyed a booming aftermarket since its launch, one filled with upgrade and customization options for owners to choose from. Most recently, that lineup includes new fender flares from Bestop, performance packs for the Ford 2.3L I-4 EcoBoost and Ford 2.7L V6 EcoBoost engines from Ford Performance and Roush, and halo doors from Anderson Composites. Now, we have yet another new part to add to this growing list – a rear differential cover from AEV.
The Ford Bronco AEV rear differential cover fits all 2021-present models – save for the Ford Bronco Raptor – and is designed specifically for the SUV’s Dana M220 rear diff. Aside from looking better than the rather plain stock piece, the upgraded cover also offers more in the way of protection while we’re navigating rough terrain, thanks to its high-strength nodular iron construction, e-coating, and powder-coated finishes, as well as a reinforced bottom edge with recessed hardware.
Aside from providing an upgrade for those that routinely off-road their Ford Bronco, AEV’s rear differential cover also has a few other nifty tricks up its proverbial sleeve. That includes an axle specific fluid level port that eliminates the need to guess oil levels or use a dipstick to determine how much fluid is in there, as well as an oversized oil fill port located on the top of the cover that makes it easy to add fluid on the trails in the event that axle repairs are necessary, and it doubles as an inspection port that allows owners to see inside, inspect ring gear teeth, look for water intrusion, or use a dial indicator to inspect for problems without having to remove the cover.
The new AEV Ford Bronco rear differential cover is reportedly easy to install in around an hour using nothing but basic hand tools and a torque wrench. It retails for $236 and is available to purchase now.