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409_Willy 
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10-23-09 02:19 PM - Post#1793246    

After taking my 56 Chev Tudor body off the frame I found a strange rear end under the car. The numbers are GM63 3894859 NF. The rear cover has a strange looking bulge resembling a walrus face. It isn't curved like the normal 10 bolt GM rear end. I can see where the leaf spring brackets have been welded to it and some other brackets have cut off. Does anyone have an Idea what it could out of?
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56sedandelivery 
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10-23-09 02:26 PM - Post#1793253    
    In response to 409_Willy

"Brackets" for leaf springs would mean Nova, Camaro, and the like. 8.2" ring gear style cover; same basic covers used on the earlier 12 bolts also. Butch/56sedandelivery.



 
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10-23-09 02:29 PM - Post#1793256    
    In response to 409_Willy

Here is a lil' info that I dug up real quick and maybe help you get started.

The casting number, 3894859nf, identifies the axle as a 10-bolt from either a 68-69 Chevy II (Nova) or 67-69 Camero since both had the same casting number. For the axle to be a 12-bolt for a 67-69 Camero the casting code would be 3894860nf, which is also the same casting number for the 68-69 Chevy II. There should also be a seven digit number on one of the axle tubes that will further identify the year, month and day of manufacturer, gear ration and plant were it was made. I could not read very well the numbers on the picture, however from the data provided, it does not appear you have a 12 bolt rear end.

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