Rear diff ID

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by scalexander, May 4, 2010.

  1. scalexander

    scalexander New Member

    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.
     
  2. dsfloyd

    dsfloyd Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner Gold Member 1000 Posts

  3. Greg84

    Greg84 Rockstar 100 Posts

    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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