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Old August 30th, 2009, 01:35 PM   #1
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i want posi in my 91 s10 blazer 4x4

what stuff works without too much fab work?
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Old August 30th, 2009, 01:37 PM   #2
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i think you need to research a bit before you come postng stuiped questions like that. theres no fab work involved to install a posi unit.


what kinda stuff are you looking for?
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Old August 30th, 2009, 01:48 PM   #3
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weld your spider gears together , easiest thing to do
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Old August 30th, 2009, 02:14 PM   #4
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buy this and problem solved http://www.jegs.com/i/Auburn-Gear/109/542040/10002/-1
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Old September 1st, 2009, 12:54 AM   #5
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well i was looking into cheap like a whole rearend swap not the posi unit in the rearend i dont have $800 for one.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:00 AM   #6
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weld your spider gears together , easiest thing to do

x2 lincoln lock, my cousin did in his s10 and it works like a charm.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:04 AM   #7
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I am not sure if the second gen body style has the same axles as your truck but if they do you could use the rear end out of a ZR2 S10 or a Bravada, Jimmy, Blazer with the G80 locker. Just make sure gear ratios are the same. I think all ZR2's came with a locking rear diff and the other 3 just look in the Glove box for the RPO codes and if you find the code G80 on the sticker it came equipped with the G80 locker.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:07 AM   #8
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should be outa 88 rear ends too the stick shift should have the locking rear end in them correct me if i am wrong thoe.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:26 AM   #9
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go find a junkyard axle with a posi if u wana swap a whole rear end
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:27 AM   #10
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should be outa 88 rear ends too the stick shift should have the locking rear end in them correct me if i am wrong thoe.
I dont know if the G80 locker was an option on the first gen S10's (MAYBE) but I do know it does not matter if they had a stick or not because I owned an 88 stick and it was open diff.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:28 AM   #11
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I dont know if the G80 locker was an option on the first gen S10's (MAYBE) but I do know it does not matter if they had a stick or not because I owned an 88 stick and it was open diff.
g80 equals the shit. its a piece of junk.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:40 AM   #12
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yeah i want something from a junkyard. do them make any type of front posi? i dont really wanna weld the gears im kinda hard on my cars i dont need them breaking.
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yeah i want something from a junkyard. do them make any type of front posi? i dont really wanna weld the gears im kinda hard on my cars i dont need them breaking.
ok start from the begining.. what exactly do you have going ??

Do you have a solide front axle blazer or are you looking for a posi for your IFS ??
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:46 AM   #14
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it dosent have a solid axes its independent i just didnt know if they made one with posi im thinking abouy a "fozzy locker"
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g80 equals the shit. its a piece of junk.
Everyone says that GOVBOMB but I actually change my diff fluid from time to time and have never had a problem with one...knock on wood because my wifes Bravada has one as well as my Suburban.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:55 AM   #16
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Everyone says that GOVBOMB but I actually change my diff fluid from time to time and have never had a problem with one...knock on wood because my wifes Bravada has one as well as my Suburban.
mine never works, then ill be turning in a parking lot and it will engage and will stay in for weeks
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Old September 1st, 2009, 01:59 AM   #17
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mine never works, then ill be turning in a parking lot and it will engage and will stay in for weeks
Yep it's shot...you cant buy a rebuild kit for it either, what kind of shit is that? Basically when they go it's off to the junk yard to replace it! Oh by the way they will not engage if your wheels are spinning more than 20mph so I have been told.
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Old September 1st, 2009, 02:52 AM   #18
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Disturban, how much you think I can find a g80 for?
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Old September 1st, 2009, 02:56 AM   #19
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pretty cheap adam. ive seen people give them away for a 14 bolt before. i actually had 3 at one point. a old timer i knew gave me one and i had 2 other axle with them in them
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Old September 1st, 2009, 04:35 AM   #20
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pretty cheap adam. ive seen people give them away for a 14 bolt before. i actually had 3 at one point. a old timer i knew gave me one and i had 2 other axle with them in them
Ditto...you could probably get a whole axle with gov lock from a junk yard for $50 to $100. As far as your front goes I dont know if you could get a POSI for it...when I had my S10's I was going to do the same thing, I was going to install a lunch box locker but it will make it handle and steer funny even in 2wd because the drivers side axle will always be engaged due to the fact that you dont have manual lockout hubs. A limited slip might work better but if I remember right for some reason you could not use a 10bolt limited slip in the front of S10's for some odd reason...I could be wrong though, I just gave up on that project and bought my Suburban. I have owned many S10's in my life though and with a locker in the back and just an open front with 30x9.5 15 mud tires they are very capable of going just about anywhere!!!
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