i am tryiny to find out what size diferental i have on my 1980 buick electra limited with vin 4X69XAH498745 with 11 inch drums

Asked by Mar 20, 2017 at 01:35 PM about the 1980 Buick Electra

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i am tryiny to find out what size diferental i have on my 1980 buick electra
limited with vin 4X69XAH498745 with 11 inch drums

6 Answers

74,615

Is this the right vin number? It should be 17 digits.

79,405

Look for an ID tag on the differential.

could not find tag on the differential. is it possible that it may be stamped on the housing and where

this a reply to (Rowefast), this is the correct vin # of 4X69XAH498745,there is no more numbers in it

74,615

whiteshadow, got it.

74,615

Ok, it going to be in the RPO numbers, regular production options, numbers. But there is a way to determine what gear ratio you have in there. Mark the drive shaft to a stationary point, and the tire to a stationary point. Rotate the wheel around one revolution and see how many times the drive shaft turns, paying attention to where it ends up, like 1/4, 3/4 turn. Hear is a sight explaining this better... http://www.badasscars.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=product/product_id=398/category_id=13/mode=prod/prd398.htm

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