Just measured a 1500 rearend and it is 50 1/4 outside drum to outside drum
(in the dark) but don't remember for sure but think the 1600 is slightly
wider and will work.
----- Original Message -----
From: Victor Laury <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Grant Bush <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 7:05 PM
Subject: Re: 1500 Diff
> Hey Grant, Andrew and other 1500 owners,
> Why can't you change out the whole rear end for a 1600? Is it because of
> 13 inch wheels? I know I don't know a thing about 1500's, but I'm curious
> to why this wouldn't be the best fix.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Grant Bush <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 8:01 AM
> Subject: 1500 Diff
> Hi List
> I sold my 64 1500 to a friend of mine, he was happier than anything with
> purchase, and I was happy to get rid of the car. Right from the start the
> was missing a tooth in the differential and just this weekend the diff
> completely went down. Now my friend has a new toy that can only make lots
> noise, won't go anywhere.
> Question - is there a differential that will just bolt in or will he have
> go to one of the suppliers for a new one. I told him to phone Ross at
> Imports but he's out of town for a few days.
> My friend's not concerned about originality (and if you remember pics of
> 1500 I was selling, you can see why) he just wants to get it running
> the summer is over.
> Any suggestions?
> Grant Bush
> Edmonton, Canada
> 68 1600