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subzali
06-22-2008, 10:18 PM
Those of you with 60 series axles...can you take a measurement for me from backing plate to backing plate (inside dimension)? I need to double check something...

Groucho
06-23-2008, 08:04 AM
If I remember, I'll do it when I get home.

rover67
06-23-2008, 09:00 AM
ditto..

subzali
06-23-2008, 09:17 PM
bump

RicardoJM
06-23-2008, 09:39 PM
Matt, I just stepped out and measured mine at 53.5" from the outside edge of the knuckle to the outside edge of the knuckle. I think this is where the backing plate goes, but could be wrong. Basically if you look at the pictures in my disc brake conversion thread - I measured from end to end of what is sitting on the jack stands, not including the birfields hanging out of the knuckle.

subzali
06-23-2008, 09:43 PM
Thanks Ricardo, that'll get me close, but the front axle should be slightly wider than a rear axle (for tracking purposes I think), plus the backing plates are a little different. I'm hoping to get a good solid number for the rear axle, especially since the one you just gave me has me wondering...

MDH33
06-24-2008, 12:58 PM
I just measured the rear and it's also 53.5" from the outside edges of the axle housing where the brake backing plates bolt up.