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Rear Axles

These rear axles share the same gears, carriers, and drop-out centersections.

'85 and older
*10-inch brakes
*55 inches wide
*1.274-inch, 30-spline axles
*6-on-5 lug pattern
*Found on solid-axle-equipped pick-ups and 4Runners

'86 and newer
*11-inch brakes
*58 inches wide
*1.274-inch, 30-spline axles
*6-on-5 lug pattern
*Found on IFS-equipped pickups and 4Runners

Four-cylinder
*Lighter housing
*Smaller third member bearings
*Identified by six external fins on centersection
*Shorter pinion gear (less ring gear engagement)
*Found in all '79-'85 trucks and '86-'95 four-cylinder-equipped trucks

Six-cylinder
*Heavier housing
*Larger thirdmember bearings
*Identified by eight external fins on centersection
*Longer pinion gear (more ring gear engagement)
*Found in '86-'95 trucks

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