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Offline chadbice

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10 bolt identification
« on: September 05, 2010, 05:04:44 AM »
The front end on my 84 half ton silverado is a 10 bolt but there is no tags.  What is the best way to see if it is a dana or a corporate?

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Re: 10 bolt identification
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2010, 06:46:46 AM »
Spicer/Dana has a fill plug on cover & GM corporate has none.
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Re: 10 bolt identification
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2010, 09:50:06 AM »
10 bolts have a very round shaped cover. The fill plug in the cover will be a little bit off angle to the axle center line, kinda pointing toward the drivers front corner of the truck.
A Dana 44 the cover has vertical sides and rounded top and bottom cover. The fill plug has a embossed area in the cover so it points directly to the Front of the truck, 90 degrees to the axle centerline.
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Re: 10 bolt identification
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2010, 10:33:39 AM »
     Here is an axle guide with pics of dif covers.  Hope it helps.......http://coloradok5.com/axleguide.shtml
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Offline chadbice

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Re: 10 bolt identification
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2010, 11:24:35 PM »
thanks for the info