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Author Topic:   metric diff i/d
pipes
Member
posted June 02, 2002 03:25 PM
tried to change the gears from 2 diff metric diff today
one out of a monte one out of a malibu
the inner pinion bearings were different sizes , i i took these out of the cars myself and they a phsycally the same rear ends
Can anyone tell me what years i have to look for to get the same pinion sizes?
thanx for any input on the subject


racer17j
Member
posted June 03, 2002 02:52 AM
did you keep the bearings with there pinions the outside diamiter should be the same but if all else fails you could just switch housings and all pretty ez thats what i do i have three rear ends set up so all i have to do is bolt them up and put my hardened axle in on the right side

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powerglides
Member
posted June 04, 2002 06:54 AM
I agree with powerglide,although every 79 I have seen has had the small bearings.


racer17j
Member
posted June 05, 2002 12:54 AM
looks like i learn something new everyday on here


powerglides
Member
posted June 05, 2002 05:56 AM
yep the inner pinion race is two diff sizes
crap just when i thought i had it all figured out
thanx for the help guys


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