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Old 01-17-2013, 07:39 PM
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Keep the 12 bolt. The 8.5 has 28 spline axles and the gears will completely suck. If you want to keep the 3.08 gear then you will need a 3 series posi for it, but I don't think you will like the 3.08.
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