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i just bought an 8 3/4 out of a 67 cornet. the 3rd member and housing was on the car, but there were three axles in the car. one had twisted splines. how can i measure the axles correctly to match the charts online? like from where to where?. i want to see if they are correct for the housing. thanks. the x on my keyboard is kind of funky.
 
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Go to the Brakes, steering and suspension forum on this site. There is an 8 3/4 axle chart in the sticky section.
 

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Can you just try installing them?

How much difference is there between any of the ones that are not installed?

I have a single, uninstalled, adjuster end 66 axle I could measure.
 

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Yea, I was about to start with ale vs lager, vs pilsner, vs brown, vs stout......
 

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Measure from end of axle splines to the face where the drum goes. Both axles are 28 7/8” for 65-67 b body.
 

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I'd start by counting the splines and see if all three are 30 spline. If the bent one is NOT, then strong chance the ones installed may not be either. 30 spline is STOCK, and only 30 spline.
 

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Measure from end of axle splines to the face where the drum goes. Both axles are 28 7/8” for 65-67 b body.
i have 2 of them at work. messed up one is at home. one measures 29. the other is 29 5/16. i'll measure the housing when i get home. thanks.
 

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29 3/16 is a 68-70 b body axle shaft

65-67 housing is 54 1/4
68-70 housing is 54 15/16

no ale while measuring!
 

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Which one? Are you using stock bearings, then you need one with an adjuster.

always good to keep the axles marked R and L so the power is applied to the splimes in the same direction.
 

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Which one? Are you using stock bearings, then you need one with an adjuster.

always good to keep the axles marked R and L so the power is applied to the splimes in the same direction.
unknown. i bought this thing in pieces. didnt know it was apart until i got there. long drive and wasnt coming home empty. i was going to use green bearings. doesnt that get rid of the adjusters? dont know. dont see an adjuster on the correct one i have here, just jagged edge on the bolt on plate.
 

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i have a bad x on my keyboard. oh and Miller Highlife bottles ice cold

Now what would cause the "X" to wear out on someones keyboard :poke:
I am a cheap old carpenter who drinks Busch beer in the can but do occasionally like a good Pale Ale all very cold of course.
I see you just joined so introduce yourself in the "Welcome Wagon" forum and post some pictures of your cars when you do to save you some grief from the horde.
 

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Now what would cause the "X" to wear out on someones keyboard :poke:
I am a cheap old carpenter who drinks Busch beer in the can but do occasionally like a good Pale Ale all very cold of course.
I see you just joined so introduce yourself in the "Welcome Wagon" forum and post some pictures of your cars when you do to save you some grief from the horde.
i will introduce myself when i get home tonite. dont know how to post pics. i'm an old dog. x-good one. work computer.
 

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