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Username Post: 55-64 rear axle        (Topic#354492)
cbmkr56 
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12-21-18 03:18 AM - Post#2755176    

Anyone know of an axle that will fit a 55-64 rear end with a 6 on 5.5 bolt pattern.



 
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f.i.57chevynut 
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01-16-19 09:51 PM - Post#2757582    
    In response to cbmkr56

Your reference to a 55-64 axle is not relevant. 55 and 56 axles are totally different fro 57-64 axles.The bearing on a 55-56 axle is closer to the axle flange than 57 and later, and the bearing is smaller. 57 has a 7/8 inch wide bearing so it's slightly different from the 58-64 axles. The only way to get a 6 lug axle is to have a heavy duty axle from a Black Widow of an ambulance or airport limo. I know this because I have one.


Tom Ordway tom@57chevys.com If you don't drive it, why have it?
http://www.americantorque.com/page/0/139/


 
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