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Old 10-17-2003, 03:53 PM
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Pontiac gear change

I am looking to change the rear gears in my 68 Le Mans and This is new territory for me. I am getting enough from under the hood but with a factory 2 spd and gears in the 2.80 range I get nothing to the ground. However, any gear over 3.08 says I need a new carrier. Does this mean I need to change the whole rearend or just parts inside the 10 bolt?

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Old 10-17-2003, 05:35 PM
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It means that you have to change the part in the rear end that the crown gear bolts to. In certain cases you can put a spacer in there to make up the difference.
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