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Old 12-08-2003, 03:30 PM
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"12 bolt rear cover = 12 bolt rear"

It's definitely a 12 bolt cover, but it's like there's this possible oldsmobile exception

"Wouldn't it just be a generic GM 10 or 12 bolt if it was from that period ? , or were there differences between BOP and Chevy ?"

Actually there was a difference between olds and the rest apparently on some of the cars produced during those years.

Here's all the details I could find guys:

http://archive.classicoldsmobile.com/html/69.html

http://www.oldsmobility.com/67%20Old...s/rearends.htm

Check it out and tell me what you make of it. It's like "c'mon a 12 bolt cover with 28 spline axles and a 8.2" ring gear!?!?!? WTF were you engineering guys thinking!?!?"

I wouldn't worry about it if I didn't need the strength of a 12 bolt.

-Erik
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