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Old 05-07-2002, 06:05 PM
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Post 12 bolt posi

A friend of mine offered to sell me a 12 bolt posi out of a 71 el camino for $100.

Is this a good deal.

What would I need to do to put it in a 82 el camino.

What are the real advantages of positraction.

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Old 05-08-2002, 10:21 AM
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Good deal,should bolt right in,traction hook up,If im not mistaken I think those rearends are 1-1/2 inches longer then what you have but to me thats better, because I have a 79 malibu and the stock rearend seems to narrow.I think this would help with sticking some good meaty tires under it with out a special offset wheel.PS.I have one for mine but hav'nt installed it yet
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Hey wrenchturner, i understand you have a 79 malibu, i have an 81 Pontiac Grand LeMans, when i bought the car i was told it had some sort of gears in the rear end but the guy wasnt sure, I was told they were out of a camaro, not sure what year, it definately has gears in it, 3 73 is my guess, its not a posi though and i was just wondering if you knew what size my gears are, ive heard ppl saying 8.2 and 8.5, what does that measure? and what kind of car could i get a posi from to directly fit into my car? any help would be great, thx Tim
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All my cars have gears in them too!
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no kidding jmark, you must be a rocket scientist!
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I get the hint

1FST4DR..... what you did was bring up a 4 year old thread.

Not sure there will any new action from wrenchturner

I did some checking.... wrenchturner has not been logged on for quite a while.

this thread is locked.

1FST4DR: For further questions on a rear diff start a new thread please
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