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Dropped Gasser Front Axle, Chevy Spindle, 48 Inch Wide, 4 Inch Drop

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Dropped Gasser Front Axle, Chevy Spindle, 48 Inch Wide, 4 Inch Drop

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If you are looking for that dropped axle gasser look or just need a dropped axle, we've got your deal! Our plain steel, universal application axles are professionally engineered & built. Accommodates different frame widths when using our weld-on spring pads (not included, welding required). 

  • Uses '49-'54 Chevy car style spindles 
  • 4" drop
  • Axle Tube:  0.250" wall
  • Axle Diameter:  2.00" O.D.
  • Axle Width:  48" kingpin center-to-center

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Chevy Front Axle Steering & Brake Kit, 48 Inch Axle
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For 48" kingpin-to-kingpin axles. Traditional steering arm for left front wheel NOT included with Traditional steering kit.

  • Speedway 1949-1954 Chevy Spindles
    • One piece forged 4140 steel
    • Modeled after the 49-54 Chevy passenger car spindles
    • Steering arms may be mounted to the top or bottom of the spindle 
    • Standard king pins fit to spindles
  • Speedway 9-1/4" Brake Kit
    • 9-1/4" Mustang II rotors 
    • 5 x 4-1/2" or 5 x 4-3/4" bolt patterns
    • Wheel studs - 1/2" Fine (4-1/2" BP), 7/16" Fine (4-3/4" BP)
    • Hub flange (hat) diameter - 5.74"
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    • Flat plate steering arms
    • 5/8" tie rod steering link
    • 5/8" standard heim joint rod ends
    • Seals-It 5/8" rod end seals
    • 5/8" steel cone heim spacers

Spindle Identification Guide (GIF)

Speedway 1949-1954 Chevy Car Modified Spindles w/ King Pins
SKU-91032100
                        

Speedway has produced these new forged steel reproduction car spindles. They have many features not available with GMs' original design! These spindles are the choice of professional builders because of their clean look, strength and ease of installation.

  • Made to direct mount Mustang II hubs and rotors plus many other later GM's
  • Kingpin geometry changed to work with current radial tire construction
  • Includes many features not found on GM's original design
  • Forged steel (not cast) reproduction spindles
  • Kit includes pair of new spindles with new kingpins fit to spindle
  • Spindle nuts NOT included (sold separately)

Spindle Identification Guide (GIF)

1949-1954 Early Chevy Car Straight Axle
SKU-91035126
                        

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)

Dropped Gasser Front Axle, Ford Spindle, 48 Inch Wide, 4 Inch Drop
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If you are looking for that dropped axle gasser look or just need a dropped axle, we've got your deal! Our plain steel, universal application axles are professionally engineered & built. Accommodates different frame widths when using our weld-on spring pads (not included, welding required). 

  • Uses '37-'48 Ford style spindles 
  • 4" drop
  • Axle Tube:  0.250" wall
  • Axle Diameter:  2.00" O.D.
  • Axle Width:  48" kingpin center-to-center
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If you are looking for that dropped axle gasser look or just need a dropped axle, we've got your deal! Our plain steel, universal application axles are professionally engineered & built. Accommodates different frame widths when using our weld-on spring pads (not included, welding required). 

  • Uses '49-'54 Chevy car style spindles 
  • 6" drop
  • Axle Tube:  0.250" wall
  • Axle Diameter:  2.00" O.D.
  • Axle Width:  48" kingpin center-to-center
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For use with 1-3/4" wide springs.