Spider and Center Cam.
(11) Center cam. (13) Spider. (14) Notch In center cam.
(15) Spider key.
Clutch and Holdout Ring.
(2) Driven clutch. (4) Holdout ring. (16) Notch In holdout ring.
Driven clutches (2) and (7) are identical. Each clutch has a
cam (17) which is part of the clutch. The tooth on the cam
engage with the teeth of center cam (11). The teeth of the
driven clutch engage with the clutch teeth on spider (13).
The holdout ring (4) sits in the driven clutch, in the groove
between the teeth of the driven clutch and the teeth of the cam.
The teeth of the holdout ring engage with the notches in the
center cam. Notch (16) in the holdout ring engages with spider
key (15). The spider key controls the movement of the holdout
ring in relation to the spider. There is no connection between
the holdout ring and the driven clutch except friction.
Springs (3) and (6) fit between the side gears and spring
retainers (9) and (10). The outside splines of the spring
retainers are connected to the inside splines of the driven
clutches. The force of the springs holds the driven clutches
against spider (13) and the side gears against the differential
The outside splines of side gears (1) and (8) are connected to
the inside splines of driven clutches (2) and (7). The inside
splines of the side gears are connected to the axle shafts of
the wheel end assemblies.