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    Impala 71 rea end into 81?

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    rockabilly66
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    Post  rockabilly66 Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:34 am

    Hi
    I want to know if anybody have made this swap. anybody knows the width of the impala 71 rear?
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    Post  Myloth Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:15 pm

    Sorry I didn't see this before. I looked at Impala rears from the early 70s 72 to be specific and

    it was a bit wider not much but the mounts were different too. It could be used though but I am

    pretty sure a welder would be involved.
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    Post  richalexr Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:59 pm

    i put a 8.5 in my 78 2 door out of a 74 elcamino and it was a direct bolt in , i think it was like a 1 inch narrower is all

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