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How do I identify my Chevy rear differential?

How do I identify my Chevy rear differential?

The rear cover’s shape and the number of bolts are identifying features for GM rear differentials. The round 10-bolt cover with a bulge for the ring gear identifies this axle assembly as an 8.5-inch 10-bolt. The two lugs on the lower case at the 5 and 7 o’clock positions are also identifying features.

What are the dimensions of a 1968 Camaro?

Chevrolet Camaro Dimensions 1968

Chevrolet Camaro Height 1250mm
Chevrolet Camaro Width 1890mm
Chevrolet Camaro Length 4940mm
Chevrolet Camaro Ground clearance unladen 124mm
Chevrolet Camaro Wheelbase 2740mm

What rear end is in a 67 Camaro?

67-69 Chevy camaro 12 bolt rear end.

How do I identify my 8.5 gm rear end?

When looking at the housing from the rear, an 8.5 will have two squared off chunks of casting hanging on each side near the bottom of the differential. An 8.2 (shown) will have the same contour as the cover. Most 8.2 factory covers also have the strange protrusion at the top.

How much horsepower does a 1968 Camaro SS have?

The SS included a 350 cu in (5.7 L) producing 295 bhp (299 PS; 220 kW) at 4800 rpm and 380 lb⋅ft (515 N⋅m) at 3200 rpm of torque; and the L35 and L78 396 cu in (6.5 L) big-block V8 engines producing 325 bhp (330 PS; 242 kW) or 375 bhp (380 PS; 280 kW) at 5600 rpm and 415 lb⋅ft (563 N⋅m) at 3600 rpm of torque were …

How do you find the gear ratio on a GM rear end?

Count the teeth on the small gear in the forward part of the axle housing, called the pinion gear. Count the number of the teeth in the big ring gear attached to the differential. Divide the number of teeth on the pinion into the number of teeth on the ring gear. This is the gear ratio.

How do you know if you have a limited slip differential?

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.

What are the axle codes for a 1968 Camaro?

1968 Camaro Rear Axle Identification Prefix 10-bolt/12-bolt Axle Ratio BD 10-bolt 3.36 Positraction BE 12-bolt 2.56 BF unknown 2.56 BG 12-bolt 2.56 Positraction

What kind of differential does a 1982 Camaro have?

The most common GM unit for the 1982 to 1992 Camaro is the Saginaw style 10 bolt Chevy differential. The “Third Generation Camaros” were available with both rear drum brakes and rear disk brakes. The hand brake is slightly different for each. The throw (distance of pull) is greater for the disk brake.

What kind of horsepower does a 1968 Camaro Sport Coupe have?

1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS-350 Sport Coupe Powerglide (aut. 2) (RS) specs gasoline (petrol) engine with displacement: 5733 cm3 / 349.8 cui, advertised power: 220 kW / 295 hp / 299 PS ( SAE gross ), torque: 515 Nm / 380 lb-ft, more data: 1968 Chevrolet Camaro SS-350 Sport Coupe Powerglide (aut.

How big is the 10 bolt in a 1969 Camaro?

The 8.2 10 bolt should be filled to the bottom of the hole. Thanks Freddie. 1969 Camaro AMA specs say capacity is 3.5 pints. “When checking lubricant level in transmission or rear axle, the unit being checked should be at operating temperature.