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Socket Size for Front Pinion Nut

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by JoeAngelicchio, Aug 12, 2001.

  1. JoeAngelicchio

    JoeAngelicchio 1/2 ton status

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    Would anyone know what the size is as I have to buy one.
    Thanks. [​IMG]

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    Im pretty sure its a 1 3/16 for a corp 10 bolt.

    Does anyone have a grinding disk I can borrow?[​IMG]3/4 in progress[​IMG]
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    I'm not very positive, but I think they are closer to 1 1/4" or 1 5/16". I know the t-cases use the 1 5/16" and the 14FF's use 1 3/8" or 1 1/2".

    Why not buy a kit of bigger sockets? That way you have all the sizes for any axle. [​IMG]

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  4. JoeAngelicchio

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    That's what I'm thinking of doing with a set of 3/4" drive impact sockets.[​IMG]
    Thanks guys.

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    I beleive the correct size is 1 1/4 " socket.
     
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    Yes, it is a 1 1/4. Now that you all say that, cause my rear gears I installed from Richmond came with a 1 5/16 nut and now I remember I had to go buy that one cause my 1 1/4 wouldn't fit. **shrugg**

    Does anyone have a grinding disk I can borrow?[​IMG]3/4 in progress[​IMG]
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    mine is metric ... 32mm on the rear and I'm pretty sure the same on the front (it's been a while)
     
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    Thanks I'll be shopping for sockets....

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    1 1/4" it is. Picked up a Husky socket at Home depot and tried it when I got home and it fit. Thanks all.

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