GM 10 & 12 Bolt

Choices for the GM 10 bolt and 12 bolt rears include two LPW support covers. The LPW support covers feature two premium grade load bolts; providing main cap support. The ultimate aluminum support cover provides additional holes that will accept the optional back-brace. The 12 bolt car housing also has a chrome plated steel cover available. The billet aluminum caps provide exceptional durability at minimal weight.

  • Application GM 7.5" / 7.625" 10 Bolt Rear Ends Features Thick Aluminum Casting • Provides structural support to housing • Improves gear life by reducing housing flex Jack Screws • Preloads main caps • Raises the threshold where deflection would cause breakage Back Brace Provision • Allows use of optional back brace kit • Back brace kit drastically reduces axle tube flex Fill & Drain Plugs • Simplifies fluid changes • Makes cover removal unnecessary   Related Components LPW axle tube brace kit.... R5209 Installation kit..................... R5218
  • Application GM 8.2 & 8.5 10 Bolt Rear Ends Note Will not fit BOP rear ends Features Thick Aluminum Casting • Provides structural support to housing • Improves gear life by reducing housing flex Jack Screws • Preloads main caps • Raises the threshold where deflection would cause breakage Fill & Drain Plugs • Simplifies fluid changes • Makes cover removal unnecessary   Related Components LPW Ultimate cover.......... R5203 8.2 installation kit...... R5217 / R5217-SP 8.5 installation kit...... R5205 / R5205-SP 8.5 billet main caps........... H1120
  • Application GM 8.2 & 8.5 10 Bolt Rear Ends Note Will not fit BOP rear ends Features Thick Aluminum Casting • Provides structural support to housing • Improves gear life by reducing housing flex Jack Screws • Preloads main caps • Raises the threshold where deflection would cause breakage Back Brace Provision • Allows use of optional back brace kit • Back brace kit drastically reduces axle tube flex Fill & Drain Plugs • Simplifies fluid changes • Makes cover removal unnecessary   Related Components LPW axle tube brace kit....... R5209 8.2 installation kit......... R5217 / R5217-SP 8.5 installation kit......... R5205 / R5205-SP 8.5 billet main caps.............. H1120 LPW HD aluminum cover.... R5201
  • Application Chevy 12 Bolt Passenger Cars Includes Chrome cover Fel Pro® gasket Drain plug & washer Cover bolts & washers   Related Components LPW aluminum cover... R5206 / R5207 Installation kit...................... R5211 Billet main caps................... H1121 12 bolt truck cover.............. R5221
  • Application Chevy 12 Bolt Passenger Cars Features Thick Aluminum Casting • Provides structural support to housing • Improves gear life by reducing housing flex Jack Screws • Preloads main caps • Raises the threshold where deflection would cause breakage Fill & Drain Plugs • Simplifies fluid changes • Makes cover removal unnecessary   Related Components LPW Ultimate cover.......... R5207 Installation kit.................... R5211 Billet main caps................. H1121 GM 12 bolt truck cover..... R5221
  • Application Chevy 12 Bolt Passenger Cars Features Thick Aluminum Casting • Provides structural support to housing • Improves gear life by reducing housing flex Jack Screws • Preloads main caps • Raises the threshold where deflection would cause breakage Back Brace Provision • Allows use of optional back brace kit • Back brace kit drastically reduces axle tube flex Fill & Drain Plugs • Simplifies fluid changes • Makes cover removal unnecessary Note R5207 can't be used in F-Body applications due to limited clearances For F-Body vehicles - See R5206   Related Components LPW axle tube brace kit.... R5209 Installation kit.................... R5211 Billet main caps................. H1121 GM 12 bolt truck cover..... R5221
  • Application GM 12 Bolt Trucks Features Thick Aluminum Casting • Provides structural support to housing • Improves gear life by reducing housing flex Jack Screws • Preloads main caps • Raises the threshold where deflection would cause breakage Back Brace Provision • Allows use of optional back brace kit • Back brace kit drastically reduces axle tube flex Fill & Drain Plugs • Simplifies fluid changes • Makes cover removal unnecessary   Related Components LPW axle tube brace kit........... R5209 Installation kit........................... R5211T Chevy 12 bolt car cover..... R5207 / R5206
  • Application LPW Ultimate Covers Listed Below GM 7.5 10 bolt................. R5219 GM 8.2 / 8.5 10 bolt......... R5203 GM 12 bolt................. R5207 / R5221 Ford Mustang 8.8............. R5234 Note For Dana 60 Brace - See D3515 Description Triangulated support system Drastically reduces axle tube deflection Installation Tabs weld to axle tubes near housing ends Support tubes are cut to length Tube adapters are installed and welded Rod ends with jam nuts thread into tube adapters Assembled tubes are adjusted and connect cover to weld tabs Kit Includes Cover plate Rod ends Jam nuts Tube adapters Weld tabs 4130 chrome moly tubing All necessary mounting hardware
  • Application GM 8.5 10 Bolt Housings Note Will not fit 68-70 Oldsmobile housings Benefits Replaces thin cast iron main caps Heavy stress can cause cast iron to flex, crack, & break Billet aluminum is much more ductile Increased flexibility make it much less prone to breakage Thicker material further increases overall strength Includes 2024-T351 Billet Aluminum Caps - Strong & lightweight - Easy to machine material - Clear anodized - Designed & machined by Strange - Material made in USA SHCS Cap Bolts - Ensures secure cap retention - 7/16"-14 x 2.250" to suit casting & cap height Installation Install caps in housing Check and record bore sizes Compare to included chart Mark each cap with amount to be removed Mill required material from the feet of each cap Reinstall and torque to specifications   Related Components Labor to install caps............. H1123 Installation kit................. R5205 / R5205-SP LPW aluminum cover.... R5201 / R5203
  • Application GM 12 Bolt Passenger Car Housings Note Will not fit truck housings Benefits Replaces thin cast iron main caps Heavy stress can cause cast iron to flex, crack, & break Billet aluminum is much more ductile Increased flexibility make it much less prone to breakage Thicker material further increases overall strength Includes 2024-T351 Billet Aluminum Caps - Strong & lightweight - Easy to machine material - Clear anodized - Designed & machined by Strange - Material made in USA SHCS Cap Bolts - Ensures secure cap retention - 7/16"-14 x 2.50" to suit casting & cap height Installation Install caps in housing Check and record bore sizes Compare to included chart Mark each cap with amount to be removed Mill required material from the feet of each cap Reinstall and torque to specifications   Related Components Labor to install caps............. H1123 Installation kit........................ R5211 Chrome cover........................ R5199 LPW aluminum cover.... R5206 / R5207
  • Applications OEM Dana 60 Ford Mustang 8.8 GM 8.5 10 Bolt GM 12 Bolt Passenger Car Note Housings must arrive cleaned & degreased Description Installation labor Main caps are not included New main caps are installed & torqued Housing & caps are marked for location Bores are measured & recorded Caps are milled to achieve proper bore size   Related Components Main Caps Dana 60.............. H1122 Ford 8.8.............. H1124 GM 8.5 10 blt..... H1120 Chevy 12 blt....... H1121