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  1. 2.2L - 2nd gen 4-banging
    Hello i have the 2.2l inline 4 extended cab s10. It is from 1998 the rear end is a gt5 code with 4.10 gears. What max gear size will i be able ti fit in it for torque? Appreciate it!
  2. S10 / Sonoma
    I have a 1997 chevy s10 with a 2.2 5speed base model and i was wondering if i could get some help im wanting to put a limited slip in my rear end so i can get better traction in bad weather or towing. How can i go about it. I do believe i have the 7.5 rear end.
  3. S10 / Sonoma
    Hi, wonderful forum this place is so active! I have discovered an oil leak on the rear of my engine and I’m not sure what to make of it. It seems like the pan is warped maybe from the block? I would greatly appreciate some assistance as I don’t want to drop this pan if I don’t have to. I would...
  4. Transmission & Rearend
    I bought a spartan locker for my sonoma and tried to install and it wouldn't fit so I contacted the company they said I had a 8.6 instead of a 8.5 so I returned the spartan that was for a gm 8.5 and ordered a auburn gear max lock for a gm 8.6 for years 2000 earlier my truck is a 2000. We got the...
  5. Transmission & Rearend
    I have a 2001 4.3 S-10, and a few weeks ago on a longer trip the rear end started making whining noises when under power and going over 25 mph. The noise went away when coasting. It is not related to engine RPM, just increases in pitch with speed. I took the truck to a mechanic on the road and...
  6. Transmission & Rearend
    howdy howdy, I have a question about the legendary 8.8 swap, is it necessary to shorten? I don't have welding experience to do it myself and it would be rather expensive to pay a shop to do it where I live, probably more than the rear end is worth to do it. (crazy suckers wanted 150 bucks at the...
  7. Articles - Driveline
    1994 GMC sonoma 4.3L Zvin SLS. I'm sick of getting stuck in mild snow and mud so now i'm looking to replace the rear end with something LSD or locking. With this size of truck, what are my options when upgrading this? I assume my only limitations are the diameter of the axle tube, the size of...
  8. V8 Discussion
    I will be swapping a 355 Small Block in my 99 Sonoma. Estimated at 320-350 HP with a mild tune. Using a 4l60e, and I know I'm going to need a new torque converter. But what kind of power can you put through a stock rear end. I know the 7.5s aren't known for the indestrucibility but would it be...
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