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I would like to see if any one has or knows the difference between 64-67 ChevyII-Nova spindles and Chevelle spindles.. It is my understanding that they have different king pin angles but ideally I would like to see a side by side comparison of the actual spindles. I actually do have some of each but neither are loose at this time..

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I might be able to help. A local customer of mine has a bunch of Chevelle stuff at his shop, I will be there later next week. If I remember I will take a set of Nova spindles with me.

If it helps, the 1964 - 66 Chevelle used a unique spindle, I think it is A-body only. The 1967 - 72 Chevelle drum and disk brake spindles are the same as 1968 - 74 Nova and 1967 - 69 Camaro. This is just the spindles, the steering arms, etc. are of course different.
 

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Cool, I have what I believe are 68-72 A-body disc brake spindles on a chassis but they could be aftermarket pieces since the chassis has all new suspension parts on it.. It was from an 72 SS.
 

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The later Chevelle spindles (like 70-72) that could wear disc brakes are similar to the 64-67 Chevy II spindle, except that the ball joint pins are bigger on the Chevelle, also the boss where the wheel cylinder is fastened is taller on the C2 by about .550"-.600". The steering arm bolts may be bigger on the Chevelle, not sure.

To convert the C2 spindles for Chevelle type disc brakes, you need to mill down the boss. Easier to do that than to bush down the Chevelle spindles.

Other Chevelle spindles like early ones and drum brake later ones will be a cross between the two described above. Also early Camaro spindles are similar, subject to those same variations.
 

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This is comparing the 68 - 72 drum spindles to the Nova 5 lug drum spindles.The steering arm holes are actually the same spacing except for larger diameter on the Chevelle, my mistake for going by memory. The lower ball joint holes are different, Chevelle being larger. The thickness of the ball joint mounting upper and lower are thicker which may require longer ball joint studs. The distance between the ball joints is .100" more on the A body. The lower ball joint mount is closer to the to the machined area of the wheel seal by .150". This will move the spindle inward by that distance. The top mounting hole is 5/8" on the A body and 1/2" on the X body.
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Thank you for the pics and specs Philip. That’s exactly what I was looking for..
 
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