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Thread: Rear diff ID

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    Question Rear diff ID

    I have a 2001 Silverado 1500 4x4, need to know how to id the size of the ring gear by diff cover, i have to replace the rear wheel bearing and need to have the size of the ring gear to get the right bearings.

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    here is a link showing the differentials.
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    Assuming its the stock rear end, it'll have an 8 1/2" ring gear. Should have 10 bolts going around the outside of the rear diff cover.

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