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Old 10-13-2010, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by ironindian77
I wondering if 91-96 caprice suspension parts and rearend will fit in my 85.because I'd like to put a 300 hp 350 in my 85 and I know the 7.5 won't last to long.I thought I read some were that the 91-96 caprice 8.5 rearends were a straight bolt in just they were a little wider.I was also wondering if the front and rear suspension parts would also fit.I'm trying to make a 85 caprice ss of sorts.
Yes, the parts bolt in, but the later axles will have the 5 x 5" bolt circle, whereas yours are 5 x 4.75" unless your car is a station wagon or has HD brakes (police/taxi package). Also, wagon rear axles are several inches wider than sedan axles.
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