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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-09-2004, 11:58 AM
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10 bolt rear axles

i have a 1984 jimmy with 6stud axels and a 10bolt rear , i want to put in a rear end i have its out of a 1986 truck fullsize 10 bolt but it has 5stud axels and im wondering if i can take my jimmy 6stud axels out and put themin the rear end with the 5stud axels?i just thought it would be alot easyer then taking the carrier all out and pinion and such ...thanks for ur help
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-09-2004, 03:48 PM
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Re: 10 bolt rear axles

I'm going to say no...I was informed recently that the 2wd axles were shorter than the 4wd. Before the new body style, 6 lug axles meant 4wd and 5 lug meant 2wd. One way to make sure, pull the axle and measure.
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Re: 10 bolt rear axles

I'm pretty sure you can do it. It seems that only 12 bolts had the issue of different axle widths. 1972 was a real odd year.

I'd just go ahead and pull them out and see if they are the same length.
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