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Title: Rear Axles: Mopar Rear Axle Dimensions and Identification: 1962 to 1989
Post by: Reggie on January 13, 2008, 14:36:50
Chrysler Corporation Passenger Car Rear Axle Dimensions and Identification: 1962 to 1989 

Below is a chart and diagram showing rear axle dimensions for Chrysler, Plymouth, and Dodge passenger cars manufactured from 1962 to 1989.  Body lines covered are A-Body, B-Body, C-Body, E-Body, F-Body, J-body, M-body and R-body. Also attached is a chart showing the various types of rear axles used by Chrysler for the same period.

(A) = Flange to Flange.
(B) = Leaf Spring Centerline to Leaf Spring Centerline..
(C) = Centerline of Axle Shaft to Centerline of Rear Universal Joint

Year                Axle Type       (A)         (B)       (C)  
1963 - 1972    7 1/4" A-Body    53.200"    43.02"    10.09"
1973 - 1976    7 1/4" A-Body    51.400"    43.02"    10.09"
All    7 1/4" F/J/M-Body    54.340"    44.46"    10.09"
1973 - 1976    8 1/4" A-Body    51.400"    43.02"    11.69"
All    8 1/4" B/R-Body    57.800"    47.30"    11.69"
All    8 1/4" C-Body    59.200"    47.30"    11.69"
All    8 1/4" F/J/M-Body    54.340"    44.46"    11.69"
All    8 3/4" A-Body    51.400"    43.00"    12.35"
1962 - 1970    8 3/4" B-Body    55.000"    44.00"    12.35"
1971 - 1974    8 3/4" B-Body    57.800"    47.30"    12.35"
1971 - 1974    8 3/4" B-Body S.W.    59.200"    47.30"    12.35"
All    8 3/4" E-Body    56.500"    46.00"    12.35"
All    9 1/4" B/R-Body    57.800"    47.30"    11.69"
All    9 1/4" C-Body    59.200"    47.30"    11.69"
1966 - 1970    9 3/4" B-Body    54.936"    44.00"    13.47"
All    9 3/4" E-Body    56.500"    46.00"    13.47"

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