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Old 12-03-2012, 07:33 AM
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70 Chevelle 12 bolt. It's been in a fire!

My 70 Chevelle burned up in a wild fire. I was hoping I could save and reuse the 12 bolt rear end which has Richmond 4.10 ring and pinion and a Moroso Brute Strength posi unit. I pulled the rear end this weekend which looks good and straight, no warped axle tubes, and pulled the cover. To my surprise, the axle grease evaporated during the fire and the ring and pinion have a slight powder surface rust. It can be cleaned off by wiping with your finger, much like surface rust on a brake rotor after a humid day or rain. My question is, should I try to clean these parts up, install new axles, bearings, and seals? It's a shame, and I'm kind if sad. Thanks
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