SAVE IT or SCRAP IT????

TURNA

TURNA

Geezer
Jul 24, 2009
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455'ed80Regal

455'ed80Regal

Master Mechanic
Nov 3, 2010
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GN rear The housing is good which is the main thing
I would definitely try and save as much as possible then.
 
TURNA

TURNA

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Jul 24, 2009
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Kennybill

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I meant to put a smiley face after my comment. I'd take it apart and bead blast everything. A rearend will rust sitting buttoned up even in a building. That happens to motor homes that sit for a few years, then it's used. The bearings will wear out from the rust. Any long time sitting car should have the rearend cover opened to look at it or driven a short bit then chan
 
69hurstolds

69hurstolds

Royal Smart Person
Jan 2, 2006
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I meant to put a smiley face after my comment. I'd take it apart and bead blast everything. A rearend will rust sitting buttoned up even in a building. That happens to motor homes that sit for a few years, then it's used. The bearings will wear out from the rust. Any long time sitting car should have the rearend cover opened to look at it or driven a short bit then chan
My aunt bought a new Mustang one time (mid-60s, don't recall exact model year) and it had a little tag hanging in the interior, may have been on the turn signal lever, stating something to the fact that you must move the car 21 feet every 21 days to ensure everything gets lubed, especially the ring gear or some **** like that. I've always remember that 21 number. Kinda makes sense.
 
olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

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olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

Comic Book Super Hero
Oct 14, 2008
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Melville,Saskatchewan
#39
Just not a fan of c-clips; I like bolt-in axles.
That is why I like the 8.5" Type O in my 70S. Too bad Olds stopped using bolt in axles in the mid 70's on the 8.5".
 

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