|04-08-2013 11:12 AM|
|big gear head||If that one breaks you don't have to worry about the wheel coming off or the axle coming out. You will just be stuck wherever you are.|
|04-08-2013 10:37 AM|
|04-08-2013 08:10 AM|
A page w/some options for what type of rearend to use can be seen here.
|04-07-2013 08:38 AM|
|04-07-2013 07:59 AM|
|big gear head||GM upgraded the 8.5 to 30 spline in '90, so all 8.5 rear ends from '90 and up are 30 spline.|
|04-06-2013 09:45 PM|
|tresi||Most mini spools manufactures do not recommend mini spols to be used on pavement. If you wanting a locked axle just get a spool. I think it was summit that came out with some really inexpensive spools. Ford mini spools are slightly stronger than GM units. GM mini spools are slightly better "Lincoln lockers". Just my opinion.|
|04-06-2013 09:00 PM|
|04-06-2013 05:23 PM|
|big gear head||'92 will be 30 spline.|
|04-06-2013 01:27 PM|
|lmsport||The last image is of a 1-ton axle after the hub locknut has come off taking the hub and the axle shaft.|
|04-06-2013 12:16 PM|
|Slammedsi||Is there a way to find out if the axles are 28, 30, 33 without pulling the diff cover and digging in. Rearend is from a 92 suburban.|
|04-06-2013 09:51 AM|
|Slammedsi||Ya I know the entire shaft will come out if the c clips break.|
|04-06-2013 09:23 AM|
Here's some "food for thought" on what happens to a c-clip axle when it breaks:
|04-05-2013 08:59 PM|
Just track use. I have read where peple have broken mini spools. Saying that they are not as strong as a full spool. I haven't used them so I was not sure.
|04-05-2013 08:15 PM|
|big gear head||
If you are not going to use c clip eliinators then you will have to use a mini spool. If you are going to use c clkp eliminators then a spool is best.
If this will be used on the street at all then a spool of any kind is a bad idea. They are dangerous on the street.
|04-05-2013 08:13 PM|
|vinniekq2||racing only? kind of a pain on the street if you need to turn corners or parallel park|
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