What rear end is in a 62 c10?

What rear end is in a 62 c10?

There are two ’60-’62 rear ends: one drop-out center with a rear cover that bolts on, the other is the Dana 44. The ’63-up may have had other options as well, but the most common is the 12-bolt. As already said, the mounting perches are in a different location between for ’60-62 trucks and ’63-up.

What rear end do I have in my Chevy truck?

You can typically find your RPO code on driver side door panel or glove box. General Motors rear end differentials are referred to by the diameter of the ring gear, i.e. 7.5 inch, 8.5 inch, 10.5 inch.

How do I identify my Chevy rear end?

All Chevrolet rear ends can be identified by comparing the gasket shape to an identification chart similar to the one found on Drivetrain’s differential identification page (see References). A visual chart of different GM/Chevrolet rear ends is found on Ring & Pinion’s differential types web page (see References).

What did the Chevy 12-bolt rear end come in?

Introduced in 1964, the 12-bolt rearend became a staple for Chevrolet racers. The 12-bolt was introduced to performance buyers in 1964. While it was originally designed for use in factory-built performance-rated cars, it was installed in both cars and trucks until 1972.

How do you tell if you have a 7.5 or 8.5 rear-end?

The 8.5 rearend will have a round cover, and part of the cover will extend rearward to make room for the ring gear. You will also notice the large, flat, cast-in protrusions at the five and seven o’clock positions. These protrusions are larger than those on the 7.5 rearend.

How do I identify my Chevy differential?

Information about Differentials in GM vehicles can usually be obtained by looking at the RPO or “Regular Production Option” codes contained in the Service Parts Identification tag in the glovebox. Whenever possible, reference the tag numbers when ordering parts for your Differential.

How do you tell if you have a 7.5 or 8.5 rear end?

How can you tell a 8.5/10 bolt rear end?

Most 8.5-inch 10-bolt rearends have two extruded, cast-in lugs on the bottom of the differential housing at the 5:00 and 7:00 positions. The covers on the 8.5-inch rearends are often 11 inches round with a bulge on the driver’s side to accommodate the ring gear.

How do I identify my GM differential?

What type of differential do I have?

The easiest way to tell if you have an open differential is to jack up the car and spin one of the rear tires. If the other wheel spins in the opposite direction, you have an open differential. If it spins in the same direction, you have a limited slip differential, or LSD.