Originally Posted by big gear head
Mild steel and cast iron aren't going to be affected as much as heat treated steel. Like prostreet6t9 said, check the bearing bores for correct size. I would replace every one of the bolts too.
Yes, if the housing is still useable, I will replace every bolt, and new complete install kit. However, I'm not sure where to have the gears checked for hardness? As for the slight surface rust. Would this affect anything assuming the gears and Posi are still hard? Thanks again