Front Pinion Angle

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by K10, Dec 2, 2001.

  1. K10

    K10 Registered Member

    Feb 18, 2001
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    Rexburg, Idaho
    Does anyone know what the pinion angle should be for a 10 Bolt GM axle. I am using extended shackles and would like to get the pinion angle and castor back to factory specs.

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  2. michaelm

    michaelm 1/2 ton status

    Feb 2, 2001
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    so what you are asking for is the caster angle as they are one and the same (i mean related)
    how much does a local alignment shop charge to measure it up
    as i dont have a 10bolt to look at I am unsure if there is a machined surface on th knuckle that would accept the angle guage, a dana 60 would be easy to check as the top of the knuckle is flat. so if you want to check the knuckle position relative to the pinion you take a reading from the machined top of the knuckle and a reading from the machine dif cover surface and compare the 2

    <P ID="edit"><FONT class="small">Edited by 77chev on 12/02/01 12:24 PM.</FONT></P>

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