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Offline 86 C-10 305 Guy

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Re: Removing emissions
« Reply #30 on: June 14, 2020, 11:07:41 AM »
So giving it a test drive yesterday this happened. Should I just change the whole rear axle assembly or just that axle? If so what rear axle assembly can fit in a 1986 Chevy C10? Would want to do something a little newer and a little stronger.


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Offline bd

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Re: Removing emissions
« Reply #31 on: June 14, 2020, 11:40:27 AM »
You should determine what the cause of failure was before replacing anything.  It appears is that something may have been assembled incorrectly.
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Offline 86 C-10 305 Guy

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Removing emissions
« Reply #32 on: June 14, 2020, 11:45:21 AM »
While driving I started hearing like a knocking, then the tire and rim shot off. I had driven it less then 300 miles since I got it. It looked like one of the screws that holds the lug nuts broke off?


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Re: Removing emissions
« Reply #33 on: June 14, 2020, 12:00:15 PM »
your axle is plenty strong enough to carry your rig.

I think only one lug nut was on, and it got loose and broke.

look at the other studs for wear/rounding near the axle plate.

if the threads are worn down, that happened just before the wheel came off.

replace the stud, fix the brake parts, and tighten the lug nuts to 80 ft/lbs or what the manufacturer recommends.
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