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Spindle sizes?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bad_bo_ti, Sep 2, 2001.

  1. bad_bo_ti

    bad_bo_ti 1/2 ton status

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    I was wondering are there two different spindle sizes on a 10 bolt axle, i got inner bearings for my spindle and they are a little small? any help/advice or part numbers would be greatly appreciated. thanks
     
  2. Esteban86K5

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    Yes there are 2 designs. The 73-76 is smaller than the 77-91 spindle. I actually had this same problem once but it just was such a tight fit that you had to put it perfect for it to slide on.

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  3. Triaged

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    Maby they gave you ones for a 2wd

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  4. thatK30guy

    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Esteban hit the nail on the head with the years and the 'first' and 'second' design info.

    BTW, all 10B front axles are 'second' design, unless someone swapped spindles and hub/rotors from a 'first' to the 'second' design 10B. D44's were available in both designs.

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