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Author Topic:   7.5 10 bolt sizes
posted April 07, 2002 12:06 PM
can anyone tell me the thickness of the two carriers for the 7.5 10 bolt that came in the cutlass/monty. i need to go to a 373 from a 342 but dont know which part number to order because they carry the 373 for a thick and thin carrier in jegs. any help appreciated.

posted April 07, 2002 01:35 PM
go to your local junkyard and find a s-10 pickup with 4 cylinder 4 speed and take the carrier out of it ,chances are it will be a 373 and you could even get a 410 from a s-10 blazer 4 wheel drive oldgold

posted April 07, 2002 02:18 PM
to answer your question they make two carriers one for a 3.08 and under and one for a 3.23 and up but i agree with these guys go to the junk yard and find one

Lil Red
posted April 22, 2002 11:09 PM
Hey guys, rookie here with my first post. I just got an S-10 posi unit for my 86 Monte rear, but the axles don't fit. If I counted correctly, the Monte axles are 26 spline, and the S-10 posi takes a 28 spline. Ratio on Monte rear is 3:73 and the new posi has 3:42. Do I have something wrong here, or did the yard give me the wrong assembly?

posted April 23, 2002 02:36 AM
can you run a locked rear end or do you have to use the posi set up if you can lock it just put the ring and pinion in your monte housing

Lil Red
posted April 23, 2002 06:38 AM
I thought about that also racer17j, but the rules are pretty specific w/ no locked rears or welding. Only factory posi.

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