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Old 07-31-2005, 12:44 AM
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Need some help here guys. I have a 49 chev with a small block in it. Some years ago (before me) the original rear was replaced. I had a mechanic some years back tell me it was a 1958 vette rear (he replaced bearings). I am in the process of another rebuild of the car, and I was womdering how I could ID the rear, or atleast figure the rear gearing for tire size. The only numbers I could find tonight were on the driver side front of the rear end gear housing.

There is also a sheet metal tag that I could not read. The numbers cast on the front of the housing were K128 and below that was 3748888. I have been around the net, and cannot find a good sight to Id this rear. Does anyone know what it is or where I can go to ID it. I think it is of the 55-64 vintage GM sumthing.

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