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Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by k5redneck, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. k5redneck

    k5redneck 1/2 ton status

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    have u heard of a saginaw 12 bolt before. i was talking to a guy on another board and he said that is what he was in his 71 blazer. im i right that all 12 bolts where built by aam? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    the steering box is saginaw. mabe he has it mixedup with the spicer joints /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif

    ARQ.
     
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    I have heard the 12 bolts in cars called a Saginaw, but thats a different critter
     
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    could have been swaped in and what kind on car did it come out of?
     
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    It is possible that GMs corporate axle operation (what is now spun off as American Axle and Manufacturing) was at one point part of the Saginaw Division of GM. I am not really sure, but it could easily be true.
     
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    I heard a 12bolt 5 lug called that, under a 2x4 truck....but I don't know why or if the name is correct. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     

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