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SS454 rear end! What was it?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Corey 78K5, May 16, 2005.

  1. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Is it true that the SS454 rear end was a 5 lug SF 14 bolt? Or was it just a plain jane 10 bolt?
     
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    5 lug 14 bolt semi floater
     
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    Ok so Your right after a further search. Next question! Can a six or eight lug SF 14 bolts have their axels swaped out for five lug units?
     
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    Your guess is as good as mine on that. If you have one or have access to one, I'd sell it to some lowered truck guy. Someone with a hot 350 or something out there has to want one.
     
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    I would like to have one or build one for My 96 C1500 that I am really thinking or doing a pre-runner lift on. Would be a bolt in and would hold up just fine to 31-32's with a locking diff. Time for more reserch!
     
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    I just saw one the other day and Im almost postive it was 6lug
     
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    They were 5 lug. The new SS trucks (with the 6.0) are 6 lug.
     
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    I suspect you can swap the 5-lug 14SF axles into the C2500 6-lug housing. You might be screwed for brakes though. 8-lug housing is a different width again AFAIK.

    The better way to go is 6-lug. The 5 and 6-lug 2wd rotors can be swapped with no other changes.
     
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    Wasn't the 6 lug rotors only offerd on the K1500/K2500 models? All I have ever seen 8 lug rotors on were C2500 and C3500 models as far as 2 wheel drive goes. BTW I am refering to 88-98 years.
     
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    I'm talking about 88-98 years also. Light-duty C2500 is 6-lug. The 5 and 6-lug rotors are directly interchangable.
     
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    Well that would rule seeing as I already have a 6 lug SF 14 bolt :grin:
     

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