Quick Answer: How Much Horsepower Can A GM 7.5/10 Bolt Handle?

How can you tell the difference between a 7.5 and 8.8 rear end?

How to Tell the Difference Between an 8.8 and a 7.5 Rear EndLocate the axle tag.

It is attached to the rear differential cover by one of the bolts, usually the top middle one.

Note the three sets of numbers across the bottom of the tag.

The middle number will be “7.5” or “8.8.” This is the size of the rear axle.

Place a drain pan under the differential..

How strong is a Ford 7.5 rear end?

Premium Member. Yes the 7.5 can handle 400 rwhp but that’s getting close to the fringe.

How much HP can a GM 10 Bolt handle?

7.5” 10 bolt GM rear: It will take up to about 450 HP IF the axle tubes are welded to the housing and either a differential cover with preload bolts is installed or straps are installed over the carrier bearing caps along with longer bolts.

How much horsepower can a GM 7.5/10 bolt handle?

A stock WS6 puts out 345 ft lbs of torque (And a theoretically under rated 320hp). That’s about all the 10 bolt can *reliably* handle with the stock tires and a stick shift. I’m on my 3rd unit with a mostly stock motor, good suspension, and sticky but street legal road race tires.

How much does it cost to rebuild a 10 bolt rear end?

save your money and get a 12 bolt, but if you want to keep the 10 bolt, you can get moser axles and diff cover. as for rebuilding the stock 10 bolt you could spend about 400-500.

How much does a rear end weight?

The axles probably weigh 30lbs each, 40lbs at the most, shoes and drums if included will add about 40lbs. I would say in the neighborhood of 300lbs total weight. I actually have my old rear axle out.

What is a 8.8 Ford rear end?

The Ford 8.8 is an automotive axle manufactured by Ford Motor Company at the Sterling Axle Plant in Sterling Heights, MI. It was first used in model year 1983 Ford trucks. The axle was developed to replace the Ford 9-inch axle. This axle is still in production today for a variety of Ford vehicles.

How much power can a 7.5 rear end handle?

300hpThey can roughly handle 300hp. Using sticky tires, such as slicks, and launching at high rpms can cause breaking even if you do not have 300hp.”

How much horsepower can a GM 12 Bolt handle?

500 hpA complete 12-bolt rearend with drum brakes weighs around 185 pounds. It uses 2 to 3 percent less power than a 9-inch and even factory pieces are capable of withstanding 500 hp using 30-spline axles.

How much does a GM 10 Bolt weight?

150 poundsthe stock 10 bolt w/o brake hardware will be right close to 150 pounds.

How much does a 14 bolt rear end weight?

GM 14 Bolt SpecsApplications:1973 – present GMC & Chevrolet trucks (AAM axles replaced the 14 bolt in most applications for 2001+ model years)Carrier Break:3.21 – 4.11 | 4.56 – 5.38Max Torque Capacity:6,242 lb-ftWeight:~ 550 lbsIdentification:14 bolts hold differential cover, housing has a unique octagonal shape.9 more rows