WTB - Gbody 8.5 rearend

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WTB - Gbody 8.5 rearend

Post by caspernicus » Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:37 pm

Like the title says, looking for a 8.5 gbody rear for the el Camino.
Preferably a posi unit, but whatcha got?

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Re: WTB - Gbody 8.5 rearend

Post by MarkZ28 » Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:45 pm

Good luck, tried finding one for my 83 Camino. Only came in Grand National Buicks and 442 cars. If you can find them, they are not cheap

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Re: WTB - Gbody 8.5 rearend

Post by Petro » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:46 am

Dunno the width but I bet it similar to the 2wd S10s with the 8.5” rear (2wd 54.5” WMS and 4wd 59” WMS) (ZR2 basically Guarantees 8.5” rear is like 63” WMS) lots of those around in yards . It’s a uncommon setup though in non ZR2 trucks and doesn’t have complete rhyme or reason like most say with 4.3W code/manuals. Look for axle tubes that neck down to 2.75” diameter axle tubes from like 3” right at the pumpkin. 7.625” S10 rearends are 2.75” the entire length and have no neck down.

And ZR2s and Blazers have disc brake rears!!
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