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axle end play

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by chulisohombre, Jun 17, 2002.

  1. chulisohombre

    chulisohombre 1/2 ton status

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    anybody with a 12 bolt.how much endplay is the axle supposed to have at the end od the axle tube when you push it in and pull it back out?
     
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    The truck manual doesn't state anything, but all of the other GM manuals I have state that axle end play for a C-clip type axle should be betweek 0.002" and 0.025".
     
  3. chulisohombre

    chulisohombre 1/2 ton status

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    thanx for the info.i think i have more like about 1/8 of an inch.so it is getting close to maybe losing an axle.have to take it easy then.i am currently looking for a 14bff.i went to one yard today amd am going to anether on sat.
     

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