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astro: awd..would like to know what year rear axle

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I have a 2003 awd astro van and i would like to know what year rear axle from astros or safaris are the compatible with the one I have.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Golden Wrench replied 8 years ago.
I'm GW. Do you have rear disc brakes?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Hi GW

Im Ken

I think they are drums

 

Expert:  Golden Wrench replied 8 years ago.
OK. Any from 1998 to 2004 AWD differentials will work. as long as it has drum rear brakes and has AWD.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

is a differential another name for a rear axle

sorry for not knowing this GW

Expert:  Golden Wrench replied 8 years ago.
Sorry, I meant the O/D system. Here is some factory info we need to fix this..graphicgraphicgraphic
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
yes it has over drive
Expert:  Golden Wrench replied 8 years ago.
I'm Sorry, ignore the last post. It was meant for a Corvette customer. To answer your question, they are the same.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

any year/s and as long as I match the gear ratios

 

Expert:  Golden Wrench replied 8 years ago.
All the ratios will be the same, or very close.
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