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astrooooooo?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by binjabr7, Apr 19, 2004.

  1. binjabr7

    binjabr7 Registered Member

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    hi
    any body can tel what car use the same rear diff 5 lug .astro van. 94.all w /d Ls
    so I can search in scrap yard
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    I'm pretty certain none do. My friend had an 89 astro, and I know in that body style the rear axle is offset to one side, unlike any other GM vehicle of the time.
     
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    Unless they changed the suspension from teh earlier ones, its also leaf sprung, of which no car that vintage was.
     
  4. R72K5

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    so good luck,
    you need axle from same make model vehicle
    did they use 7.5" or 8.5" axle under the astros ?
     
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    Astro and S-10 and 82 - 92 Camaro's share many of the same suspension parts.
     
  6. big83chevy4x4

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    they used a 7.5"

    the s10 and camaro are the same diff, the axle shafts are different lenghts though.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    Astro and S-10 and 82 - 92 Camaro's share many of the same suspension parts.

    [/ QUOTE ] quite wrong. s10s have leaf springs under the axle. Astro is above the axle. Camaros were not leaf sprung.
     
  8. binjabr7

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    thank you guys .
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    Astro and S-10 and 82 - 92 Camaro's share many of the same suspension parts.

    [/ QUOTE ] quite wrong. s10s have leaf springs under the axle. Astro is above the axle. Camaros were not leaf sprung.

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    This is true, however it doesnt mean that they still dont share many suspension parts.
     
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    Front stuff yes. Rear, almost nothing, if anything. (shocks maybe?)
     
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    i have a 94 safari (same thing as astro) and a 89 s10, the safari uses a plastic leaf spring and the s10 uses a standard steel leaf. im not sure if/when they changed anything but i know what i have is different.
     
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    quite correct, older Astros had a single 3 or 3.5" wide plastic leaf spring
     
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    Unless they had the HD tow package, then they had the steel multi leafs just like the s-10.
     

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