early axles in later housing - what bearings? (1 Viewer)

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If I want to put pre 74 rear axle shafts in an 81 housing, do I just use the pre 74 bearings and seals?
 

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If I want to put pre 74 rear axle shafts in an 81 housing, do I just use the pre 74 bearings and seals?



Are you changing the bearings and seals or using existing components?
 

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my impression is he is wanting to run course birfs with whatever parts are called for on a later model axle housing.

old birfs won't fit with newer spindles/hubs, you'll have to use the old stuff, which will involve using the old knuckles/arms
 

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If I want to put pre 74 rear axle shafts in an 81 housing, do I just use the pre 74 bearings and seals?

my impression is he is wanting to run course birfs with whatever parts are called for on a later model axle housing.

old birfs won't fit with newer spindles/hubs, you'll have to use the old stuff, which will involve using the old knuckles/arms




I was not aware that rear axles had birfs...
 

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