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sqeezeit 07-02-2013 12:04 AM

gm 10 bolt rear end
 
I have a gm 10 bolt but not sure which one ect....I have researched countless time and info trying to figure it out.Most of the numbers/stampings that identify it acourding to people and internet resources are different then mine or not there.Im at work now and cant remmber the measurement of the ring gear until I get back home but I do know the gear ratio,LOL. After I find this out will determine if I should change,because I want it to handle 400+hp,dont know if its stronge enough.Any help would be much appreciated.Thanks,Eric

vinniekq2 07-02-2013 12:48 AM

if its a later "good" 10 bolt,then the stock posi will stand up.should have "C" clip eliminators. if the car hooks,IE drag racing,then you will need to upgrade axles

sqeezeit 07-02-2013 03:13 AM

Its not posi.But I think its out of camaro?So in short might just look for another or get posi n better axles.I wounder if there are better stock axles I could find and swap out.Not sure what spline axles mine are,never had out.

big gear head 07-02-2013 05:57 AM

Post a picture of it and we can identify it. If it's from a 1st gen or '70 Camaro then it's the 8.2 10 bolt. If it's froma '71 to '81 Camaro then it's the 8.5 10 bolt. If it's from a 3rd or 4th gen Camaro then it's the 7.5 10 bolt. All 8.2 and 8.5 Camaro rear ends had 28 spline axles. The 7.5 had 26 spline axles up to '90 when it was upgraded to 28 spline axles.

What are you going to do with it?

sqeezeit 07-03-2013 02:10 AM

It's for my hotrod,54 Chevy sedan. It's in it now just don't know if its stronge enough for more power n has no posi which I want,

big gear head 07-03-2013 06:27 AM

Need a pic to identify it. Also a measurement from outside surfaces of the brakes to tell what it came out of. 1st gen is 60 inches, 2nd gen is 61 inches and 3rd and 4th gen are too weak to even consider.

sqeezeit 07-25-2013 12:02 AM

so so sorry guys for the long wait, but in my line of work a month passes in a blink of an eye.And when I was home last took measurements and pictures put never got to upload yet since something came up and was never around again to do so,and since my memory is going fast these days I cant remmber what they were or I would say,LOL.But will be home again soon,end of month so I do apologize.


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