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Hi everyone!

I recently bought my first project, an 81 caballero diablo, and i need a spindle for the front passenger side but i cant find one anywhere. Does anyone know what would be compatible? I'm new at this and not sure what to look for.

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Hi Jeff26, welcome from Idaho. Glad you've joined us. I don't have the answer to your question but others here will be able to help. Enjoy your 81 Caballero.
 

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welcome Jeff

are yours 1 or 2 piece ??
does the caliper mount bolt on ??

try this search
Malibu search
81 Malibu

not coming up with why the difference between 81 and 82..
maybe try Speedway Parts
they have gbody aftermarket parts for racing too..
AFCO makes a universal spindle..
Are the malibu spindles compatible with caballero?
 

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that's what im not sure about, and why Malibu and Elcamino come up
but not a Caballero ??

81 Elcamino
Yeah... i called my local parts shop and the guy told me to try to compare the part number but im not sure where to find the part number
 

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wtg Jeff
haven't seen another one that cheap..

looks like the casting numbers are
GM #459755 LH and #459756 RH SPINDLE / KNUCKLE

and according to the Gbody thread the numbers are the same for
the 78-only small wheel bearing too.. so do some checking..
GM G-Body spindle casting numbers - GBodyForum - '78-'88 General Motors A/G-Body Community

and you could try the Wanted Forum
plenty of guys going to Drop Spindles..

this is why I was asking about the 2-piece, 149$ aftermarket replacement..
Speedway Gbody Spindle
 

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Yeah i saw that other post last night. I think ill have to get a digital caliper and take some measures before buying anything. Guess i wont be on the road as early as i had hoped.

Thanks for the advice!
 

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Hi everyone!

I recently bought my first project, an 81 caballero diablo, and i need a spindle for the front passenger side but i cant find one anywhere. Does anyone know what would be compatible? I'm new at this and not sure what to look for.

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I might try that but im still waiting on that caliper first think so i can take measurements of the one i have

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I might try that but im still waiting on that caliper first think so i can take measurements of the one i have
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Finding what fits can be easy by using Car-part.com Put in your info and follow the steps(fill in the vehicle info). Car-part lists the 86-95 S10 as the same spindle.along with 82-88 G body
 
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