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1949-1954 Early Chevy Car Straight Axle

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Natural
Spindle Type:
Chevy
Garage Sale:
No
Diameter:
2.00
Drop:
0
Material Thickness:
.250
King Pin Centers:
-
King Pin Boss Length:
2.13
Overall Length:
-
King Pin Diameter:
.87
Notes
With flat plate steering arms this part will use a tie rod link on 45.50" eye-to-eye.
1949-1954 Early Chevy Car Straight Axle
1949-1954 Early Chevy Car Straight Axle
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1949-1954 Early Chevy Car Straight Axle

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Our plain steel tube axles are universal-fit, and professionally engineered & built. Features welded ends which require 1949-54 Chevy passenger car style spindles. Choose from 44"-50" widths (kingpin center-to-center), or order a custom length to fit your needs. 

  • Axle Tube:  0.250" wall
  • Axle Diameter: 2.00" O.D.
 

Gasser Build Info (PDF)

Item Details

For custom width axle, specify length in comments section of shopping cart at checkout.

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Gasser13
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Great product for the money

June 02, 2014
I used the Axle on several Gasser projects and it works perfect
Pros:
  • excellently put together
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

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If this axle is 50 inch king pin to king pin, what would the track width be when combined with your disk brake kit?

August 11, 2011

If this axle is 50 inch king pin to king pin, what would the track width be when combined with your disk brake kit?

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August 15, 2011
John
This 50” Chevy straight axle, when combined with the standard 91031955 disc brake kit nets a 58.65 track width which is hub face to hub face where the wheels will contact when bolted on. Track width can vary with the use of different brake kits by up to ½”.
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Gasser Build Info (PDF)

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Gasser Build Info (PDF)

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