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Can you jack a car up by the rear diff?

Can you jack a car up by the rear diff?

When the tire shop guys lift a car by the differential, they’re probably being safe. If your vehicle manufacturer says that the differential is a recommended lifting point, then you’re definitely being safe. However, in all likelihood, your manual tells you to lift from the pinch weld or frame.

Can a Chevy rear differential be remanufactured?

We can remanufacture your Chevy rear differential and have it sent right back to you. National Differential’s products always come complete and ready to install into your vehicle. Many other diff shops don’t include hubs and backing plates with their Chevy rear ends, requiring more work on your end before the job is done.

What kind of differential does a Chevy 1500 have?

The National Differential team is proud to offer the Chevrolet 1500 Truck Heavy 1/2 Ton Rear Differential 9.5-Inch 6-Lug 1988-1998 for Chevrolet 1500 Trucks with Four-Wheel Drive and the Heavy ½ Ton Package for the years: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992…

How big is the rear differential on a Chevy Suburban?

The experts at National Differential are proud to offer the rebuilt Chevrolet 1500 Suburban Rear Differential 8.5-Inch for the Chevrolet 1500 Suburbran with Four-Wheel Drive for the years: 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 This…

How big is the rear differential on a Chevy Tahoe?

We are proud to offer this remanufactured 8.25-inch Rear Differential for the 1988-1998 Chevrolet 1500 Tahoe with Four-Doors and Four-Wheel Drive. This rear diff can be configured with either a 3.42 or 3.73 gear ratio, depending on the stock…

What are the rear axles of a 1956 Chevy?

They have different offsets for 3 series and 4, 5 and 6 series gears. The 55-6 ring gear carrier is lighter duty also. It has ribs across the back side whereas the 57 up carrier is solid and smooth except for the ring gear bolt reliefs.

What’s the flange to bearing on a 1955 Chevy?

The 55-56 flange to bearing is about 7/8. The 57 flange to bearing is about 1 5/8. Tom Ordway [email protected] If you don’t drive it, why have it?

Why do Chevy rear axles have extra length?

Remove 1/8″ off the end of the axle shaft. The extra length means that the axle bearing won’t go into the housing all the way. If you install them that way and crank down on the retainer bolts, you’ll bend up the retainers. I guess a bent up retainer could cause drag, but probably not for long.

What kind of ring gear does a 57 rear axle have?

The 57 and later ring gear carrier has a different offset for a thicker ring gear. 55-56 rearend had one carrier for all their different ratios because the had thinner ring gears. The aftermrket ring gears are set up to fit 57 and later 899 housing carriers and also the posi housings carriers, 833 and 812.

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Ruth Doyle