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Have a 1972 G30 open road conversion, Axle has a stamp on

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Have a 1972 G30 open road conversion, Axle has a stamp on the housing GM 76. Trying to get brake parts. Vin says 8 lugg van has 5 lug front and back. Ordered calipers foe G30 and part numbers match. Confused.
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: Trying to buy rotors and drums. If use vin parts store shows me 8 lug drums and rotors. Van visibly has 5 lug. Axle found GM76. I think the axle may have been replaced front converted to 5.
JA: How old are the brakes? How many miles on the car?
Customer: 25000 miles. Bought the van from second owner who purchased the van from an estate. Van was converted by Open Road for GM to resell as Mini Motor home.
JA: Are you fixing your G30 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Purchased shocks from rancho for a G30 and they fit. Purchased Rotors and calipers from brake performance and rotors are 8 lug vehicle is 5 lug. Calipers part number match caliper on van part numbers.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Could only find the following on the rear axle: GM 76 and A147
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

Hi, I am Mike, welcome. I'm reviewing your question.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

what is the vin?