71 olds rear axle needed

Old December 21st, 2009, 03:09 PM
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71 olds rear axle needed

I need an axle that fits into a 71 old cutlass S. If possible if i could find one that has limited slip that would be great.
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Old December 21st, 2009, 05:10 PM
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I have a line on an 8.5" 10-bolt out of a '71 Buick GS350. It has an open differential with 3.31 gears. It's pretty clean, since it's out of a Florida car. I won't have access to it until the holidays pass. Let me know if that's something you'd be interested in. Thank's.

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Old December 21st, 2009, 05:27 PM
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I have a couple but shipping would be expensive. You might try looking through Craigslist to see if you can find something close enough to pick up. I believe the 1968-72 GM A-bodies would all bolt up although the length of the driveline may vary between them. The 1964-67 will also fit but the springs were bolted to the housings those years so that would need modified. Some thoughts to consider. John
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Old December 21st, 2009, 10:59 PM
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I have an axle in my car that I want to get rid of so I can install the one that's sitting on the floor of my garage. I'm not all that far from you. Maybe we can work something out.
It's a 3.08 open, but you can get a power trax locker for it relativley cheap and convert it.
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 02:35 PM
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I have the 71-72 8.5" 10-bolt posi rears,all rebuilt & ready to run.Your choice of gear.
71-72 housing,hot-tanked,blasted,epoxy-primed,urethane coated satin black
GM clutch style posi unit,rebuilt with new GM clutches & 300lb S-spring
Motive gearset(any ratio)
Timken bearings/seals
Filled with fluid & posi additive and ready to run.Backing plates included,but no brake hardware. $950.00 plus the freight.
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Old December 23rd, 2009, 09:59 AM
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thanks guys but we were able to get it welded. we didnt think that it could be welded too easily because it was cast but we found somebody. but thanks again
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