How do I know what rear end my Chevy has?

How do I know what rear end my Chevy has?

All Chevrolet rear ends can be identified by comparing the gasket shape to an identification chart similar to the one found on Drivetrain’s differential identification page (see References). A visual chart of different GM/Chevrolet rear ends is found on Ring & Pinion’s differential types web page (see References).

Is a 14 bolt rear end a 1 ton?

The 14-Bolt Is The Ford 9-Inch Of 1-Ton Trucks Every diesel-powered pickup sold in the United States for the last 10 years has a full-floating rear axle. Fords currently use a 10 1/2-inch axle made in a plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan-so most people refer to this axle as the Sterling 10 1/2-inch.

Is a Dana 60 a one ton?

One thing that’s confusing about the Dana 60 axles is that a Dana 60 in front is usually considered a 1 ton axle, and a Dana 60 in the rear is usually considered a 3/4 ton axle. This is most likely because the rear axle in a truck carries more weight than the front (when loaded).

Are all 14 bolt rear ends the same?

Over the years, there have been millions of 14 bolt axles produced. And, of course, they weren’t all the same. GM 14 bolt axles were available in semi-float and full-float versions, and there are two types of hubs found on 14 bolt axles. Also, two different types of drums were used.

How much torque can a 14 bolt handle?

First appearing in 1973, the 14-bolt is one of the most used rear axles in the General Motors stable. Found under ¾- and 1-ton GM trucks, vans and SUVs, the 14-bolt received a max torque rating of 6,242 pounds.

How much does a Dana 60 cost?


Brand Series Price*
Dynatrac ProRock60 $8,000
Currie RockJock III 60 $5,550
TeraFlex Tera60 $8,900
Spicer Ultimate Dana 60 $7,000