TRANSMISSION and REAR AXLE STICKY's

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  1. rscamaro73

    rscamaro73 Administrator Staff Member

    Rear Axle Info:
    8.5" posi clutch kits& install; http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=260780

    8.5" rear torque specs: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2652764&postcount=2

    Ring and Pinion Break In Procedure: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=284410 by Camaro-Chevelle

    Spool on the street?: "http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?p=1922409#post1922409

    Welding axle tubes: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18890

    How a rear diff works: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=230046

    Visual housing differences: http://novaresource.org/images/rears.jpg

    Install a posi: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19773&highlight=install+posi

    2nd Gen Rear Info: http://www.nastyz28.com/2gcog/rearaxle.html

    What happens when you get the wrong/cheap ring gear bolts: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?p=2755337#post2755337

    Broken Pinion Shaft Bolt: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=107063

    Changing rear end yoke/seal: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=303032

    Pinion angle thread: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=246042

    Driveshaft Speed: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=45552&highlight=Half+speed

    2nd Gen Rear Measurements:
    *Total width for the rear end is 61 inches.
    *The pinion is offset 1/2inch to the right from center.
    *The spring perches are 45 1/4 center to center and have about 5 to 6 degrees of angle down in the front with the pinion level.

    1st Gen:
    *Total width is 60 inches
    *Spring perches are 42 1/2 inches center to center.

    Cardinal's speedo gear calculator thread: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=150376

    Manual trans info:
    2nd gen clutch linkage diagram: http://www.classicchevy5speed.com/f...ge_Diagrams/1970_81_Camaro_clutch_linkage.pdf

    Muncie rebuild: http://www.nastyz28.com/~copo/muncie_rebuild.htm

    JodysTrans shows us Bellhousing Alignment 101: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=284278

    bell housing alignment specifications: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showpost.php?p=3395836&postcount=34

    T56/6 speed manual install questions/threads: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=235823

    Auto Trans Info:

    GM 4L80-E trans swap by Old School - http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=131878

    4L80E rebuild: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=189539

    200R4 install By Twisted Metal
    http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?p=445122

    700R4 swaps info.
    http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=144498&highlight=700R4
    http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=148684&highlight=45.5

    Power limitations of a 700r4, and alternatives.
    http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=137502&highlight=700r4+swap
    http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=117200&highlight=700r4+swap

    OD trans comparison:
    http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?t=151186

    200R4 vs 700R4 - Guts breakdown - http://www.webrodder.com/article.php?AID=426&SID=6



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  3. BonzoHansen

    BonzoHansen Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

    What happens when you get the wrong/cheap ring gear bolts: http://www.nastyz28.com/forum/showthread.php?p=2755337#post2755337


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