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What drums swap on Chev 3600 spindles?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bullit68, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Bullit68
    Joined: Sep 16, 2009
    Posts: 57

    Bullit68
    Member
    from Verona, PA

    I've got to get rid of the 8 bolt wheels on my 52 Chevy 3600 PU. What backing plates and drums will fit these spindles that has 5 bolt wheel pattern? Just replaced king pins, want to use this axle.
     
  2. 53sled
    Joined: Jul 5, 2005
    Posts: 5,820

    53sled
    Member
    from KCMO

    with the right bearings, car drums from the same year (approx) fit on the truck axle I have (3100 I believe), not 100% on the 3600, but I bet if you get all the parts from 52-59 car you can make it work.
     
  3. squirrel
    Joined: Sep 23, 2004
    Posts: 43,672

    squirrel
    Member

    3/4 ton stuff is all different, get a half ton truck (or axles/brakes/spindles etc) if you want to get away from 8 lug stuff.
     

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