posi rear end question - S-10 Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 11 Old 03-19-2008, 01:31 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Age: 25
Posts: 58

User is: sittinglow10 is offline
posi rear end question

i seen a video of a s10 with a 2.8 and it had posi trac and i was woundering how to get my 82 s10 2.8 rear end to have posi

sittinglow10 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 Old 03-19-2008, 02:02 AM
Registered User
 
chsdrummer07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oregon
Age: 27
Posts: 214

User is: chsdrummer07 is offline
Re: posi rear end question

You can either redo it yourself and MAYBE get it right or just go buy a posi... personally id go buy one. it'll be cheaper in the long run with how many people screw up their rear ends trying to do it themselves.
chsdrummer07 is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 03-19-2008, 09:39 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Southeast KS
Posts: 269

User is: sfhellwig is offline
Re: posi rear end question

It's been a while since I looked into it but one route is a Zexel Torson(sp?) unit which was around $100 last time I checked. Only issue is it requires 88' or later axels so you would have to swap those which might require new gears. I don't know rear ends that well so I didn't look any further. I just figured if I ever did it I would get a newer year assembly and look for lower gears at the same time. Figured it would be cheaper to junk yard an entire axel than replace every thing in the one I have.
sfhellwig is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 03-19-2008, 01:50 PM
Registered User
 
chsdrummer07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oregon
Age: 27
Posts: 214

User is: chsdrummer07 is offline
Re: posi rear end question

exactley... there's so many people that end up having to buy both replacement parts and new axels because they try to replace it and dont know what they're doing. And actually I'm probably gonna be buying a posi pretty soon so if any one cares I'll let you know how it goes haha
chsdrummer07 is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 03-20-2008, 10:16 AM
Registered User
 
s10kool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: abilene texas
Posts: 24

User is: s10kool is offline
Re: posi rear end question

when i did my first sbc s10 i got a stock p-trac out of a 96 camaro and axles out of a 92 s10 and worked great in my 84
s10kool is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 04-02-2008, 11:24 PM
Registered User
 
16grem72's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Age: 28
Posts: 76

User is: 16grem72 is offline
Re: posi rear end question

i went to the junkyard. in the glove box look for a g80 code. this is a posi unit. I pulled it out found a gt5 code truck and got 4.10's put them together and had 4.10 posi. If you dont know how to pull the gears then you probably should hire someone else to put them in. most times the junkyard will just cut the entire center section out and sell that to you if you ask. but i've always just pulled my own.
16grem72 is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 04-05-2008, 01:40 AM
Registered Minitrucker
 
hac327's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Logan,Ut
Age: 36
Posts: 477

User is: hac327 is offline
Send a message via MSN to hac327
Re: posi rear end question

not to try and jack this thread but i have heard a little about this g80 code,...where exactilly? on a sticker or in the vin string or what?

01'S10,2.2l 5sp,All Black,2-3"lower,18"ADR Offset rims,3500w,2 AudioBahn 12"X K&N FiPk,tinted out,flows,custom dash paint,and some custom flames here & there
http://www.s10forum.com/forum/f30/pr...3/#post6118646
hac327 is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 04-05-2008, 01:50 AM
Truckin' on a budget
 
riddic1985's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Ft. Hood, TX
Age: 31
Posts: 1,847

User is: riddic1985 is offline
Send a message via Yahoo to riddic1985
Re: posi rear end question

Quote:
Originally Posted by hac327 View Post
not to try and jack this thread but i have heard a little about this g80 code,...where exactilly? on a sticker or in the vin string or what?
Its on the sticker in the glove box with all the other codes. Dont know the exact position just look through the codes for G80
riddic1985 is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 04-06-2008, 02:13 PM
Registered User
 
16grem72's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Age: 28
Posts: 76

User is: 16grem72 is offline
Re: posi rear end question

in the glove box are RPO codes. the location of individual codes changes from vehicle to vehicle depending on the options. there normally are between 4 and 6 rows and about 10 columns. I have found the code all over so you just have to look around a little. more codes the more options.

if your looking for gears
Gu2 - 2.73
GU4-3.08
GU5 - 3.23
GU6 -3.42
GT4 - 3.73
GT5 - 4.10 Just check on the pinion gear to make sure someone didnt change it.
16grem72 is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 04-08-2008, 11:44 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Ont, Canada
Posts: 156

User is: KaP10 is offline
Send a message via MSN to KaP10
Re: posi rear end question

or you could just weld up the spider gears. (if your really cheep)
KaP10 is offline  
post #11 of 11 Old 04-09-2008, 10:10 PM
i pitty the fool!
 
swamp_rat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: louisiana
Age: 26
Posts: 1,092

User is: swamp_rat is offline
Send a message via AIM to swamp_rat Send a message via Yahoo to swamp_rat
Re: posi rear end question

only the s10 sized 7.5 gears would fit or would the fullsize 10bolt gears from a 8.5 would fit?
swamp_rat is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the S-10 Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.


Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome