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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old Sep 3rd, 11, 6:25 PM
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Re: 12-bolt rearend width questions

I just meassured my 65 yesterday and came up with 53 1/4 backing plate to backing plate. I had my son helping me, so maybe he didn't do what I asked, but if anything I expect my meassurement to be long.
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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old Sep 4th, 11, 12:54 PM
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Re: 12-bolt rearend width questions

That sounds right for a 64-67 years rear end's width .
Here are two sites to check out http://chevellestuff.com/1965/rear_axle.htm
And http://chevellestuff.com/qd/generic_rear_axle_info.htm

67 Chevelle Malibu SS Cdn
Born 283 / PG / A51
468/TH400 2,500 stall/ S60 3.70 Gs
Prev Best on M/T ET S/S #3454 street Tires/Dress 2018/05/20
60' = 1.664
1/8 = 7.532 et / 91 mph
1/4 = 11.814 et / 115 mph
NEW Best with 3,500+ Stall TC 2019/09/08
60' = 1.547
1/8 = 7.311 et / 91.76 mph
1/4 = 11.595 et / 114.28 mph

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