Menu

Shop

Garage

Cart

Account

Product Summary

Universal Fit, Straight Axle Front Suspension Type

  • Create that vintage drag car look with this Gasser axle kit featuring a 56-1/2" hub to hub measurement
  • Professionally engineered and built 48" axle with 0.250" wall, 2.00" O.D. steel tubing
  • Brand new forged '49-'54 Chevy car spindles offer more strength over stock cast spindles
  • Ford 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern features an 11" vented rotor with 1/2"-20 wheel studs, Chevy 5 on 4-3/4" is a 9-1/4" vented rotor with 7/16"-20 studs, Wilwood brake kit offers both wheel bolt patterns
  • Use of Common '78-'88 GM metric calipers with a 2-1/2" bore for proven braking performance

Key Specs

MFG. Part #
BrandSpeedway Motors
Front Suspension TypeStraight Axle
Control Arm StyleNot Included
Spring TypeLeaf Spring

Need To Know

This Product Will Ship Free

Shipping Policies & FAQs

Quick and Easy Returns

Return Policy

Details

These kits include our gasser straight front axle, semi-elliptical springs, spindles, king pins, steering arms, tierod kit, brake kit, and hardware. Choose either 5 on 4-1/2" or 5 on 4-3/4" bolt pattern with standard brake kit or Wilwood brake kit. Standard brake kits use new rotors and GM metric style calipers. Wilwood brake kit includes dual-drilled hub.  Brake lines not included. Shocks not included, but shock mounts are included. Assembly required.

  • 48 inch

Note: Wilwood brakes increase hub-to-hub width by 1/2".

-Wilwood brake kit will not work with ET gasser wheel 91058673.  The Wilwood kit only comes with 1/2" studs for both the 5x4.5 and 5x4.75 bolt pattern.  If you would like to use the 5x4.75 pattern, you will need to source a set of screw in 7/16" wheel studs.

Item Details

49-54 Chevy Spindles, Specify bolt pattern,
48" Wide axle - 56-1/2" hub to hub.

  • Not For Off-Road Race Use

Charts

Specs

Gasser Kit w/ "Chevy" Spindles

  • Leaf springs, 31-1/4" long x 1-3/4" wide
    • 6 leaf, 1/4" thick
    • 400 lbs/inch spring rate
  • Chevy-style spindles (forged steel)
    • Modeled after the 1949-54 Chevy passenger car spindle

"Chevy" Spindle Standard Brake Kit

  • 5 x 4-1/2" Ford/Mopar bolt pattern
    • 9-1/4" vented iron rotor, .890" thick
    • Hub flange (hat) diameter - 5.74"
    • 1/2" Fine wheel studs
    • GM Metric '78-'88 calipers, 2-1/2" piston
    • 7/16"-20 banjo bolt to AN-3 line adapter kit
  • 5 x 4-3/4" GM bolt pattern
    • 9-1/4" vented iron rotor, .890" thick
    • Hub flange (hat) diameter - 5.74"
    • 7/16" Fine wheel studs
    • GM Metric '78-'88 calipers, 2-1/2" piston
    • 7/16"-20 banjo bolt to AN-3 line adapter kit

"Chevy" Spindle Wilwood Brake Kit (must use 15"+ wheels)

  • Forged Dynalite 4-piston Calipers
  • 10.75" x .810" Ultralite HP 30 Vane iron rotors
  • Wilwood Polymatrix-D Pads - very high cold friction, high fade/glaze resistance to periodic heat
  • Lightweight anodized aluminum Pro Street hubs
  • 1/2"-20 wheel studs

Specifications

KEY SPECS
MFG. Part #
BrandSpeedway Motors
Front Suspension TypeStraight Axle
Control Arm StyleNot Included
Spring TypeLeaf Spring
GENERAL
Suspension Height AdjustmentStock Height
Shock TypeNot Included
FinishNatural
Bolt Pattern
Rotor Diameter
Spindle StyleChevy/GM Custom
Dropped SpindlesNo
Dropped AxleNo
Dropped Control ArmsNo
Front Leaf Spring StyleSemi-Elliptical Gasser
Spindles IncludedYes
Steering IncludedYes
Welding RequiredYes