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February 17th, 2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I hate to say but that's worse than a bandaid.By...

I hate to say but that's worse than a bandaid.By the time those units get to the point you are talking about(where you would machine them) the sufaces on the male and female parts of the cones are so...
February 15th, 2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have GM 3:42 & 3:23 gears in good...

I have GM 3:42 & 3:23 gears in good condition.Also have correct BOP 8.5 posi units which are not the same as the Chevy one,as they don't have the recess for the "C" clips.Also it is my opinion that...
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 9th, 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Stick or auto?They are different.I have both.

Stick or auto?They are different.I have both.
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 9th, 2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By SmirchIs#1

If all you end up needing is a 3:23 ring & pinion...

If all you end up needing is a 3:23 ring & pinion for a 12 bolt "O" rear,I have a very nice used GM set for $100.Dennis in NY 518-234-2480 or 518-528-2646 cell
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 9th, 2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By SmirchIs#1

If none of these others worked out for you,I'm...

If none of these others worked out for you,I'm near Albany NY and have one for $50 if you can pick up.518-234-2480 or 518-528-2646 cell
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 9th, 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have a set that are super clean,but will be...

I have a set that are super clean,but will be dated 70'.Feel free to call Dennis in NY 518-234-2480 or 518-528-2646 cell
Forum: Parts Wanted
February 9th, 2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have a rust free steel dash in a 68' Cutlass...

I have a rust free steel dash in a 68' Cutlass convertible that I am going to transform into a 70' 442 clone,thus I need to change the steel dash frame to a 70-72 version.Feel free to call EST. as...
October 21st, 2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I do partialy agree with your explanation of how...

I do partialy agree with your explanation of how the posi works.Inertia has nothing to do with it though,where do you come up with this stuff, and yet you have convinced another person to believe...
October 21st, 2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By SmirchIs#1

To you sir,You are absolutely correct.It doesn't...

To you sir,You are absolutely correct.It doesn't even take a machinist to do this.It can be done with some simple grinding tools and mechanical aptitude.I am guilty of performing this for customers...
October 21st, 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have rebuilt and blueprinted many HIGH mileage...

I have rebuilt and blueprinted many HIGH mileage Eaton clutch type posi units and used the original clutches which would not be possible if they wore at the rate of a cone type unit.Yes I have seen...
October 13th, 2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Here is your Rockwell hardening lesson...

Here is your Rockwell hardening lesson people.Also I didn't realize that anyone could predict how many hits you can put a rearend through before it comes apart,I guess the great Monzaz is psychic...
October 11th, 2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By SmirchIs#1

So you call my posi unit junk,yet all you see is...

So you call my posi unit junk,yet all you see is a couple of blown spiders.Must be true if the great Monzaz says so.For your info the side gears,clutches, case are just fine,and yes I have the...
October 11th, 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have taken a closer look at the cap bolt in...

I have taken a closer look at the cap bolt in question and there is no grind or file marks.Again do you even read and digest a post before you run your mouth.I was the 1rst one to ever remove the...
October 8th, 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Thank you for that input.Dennis

Thank you for that input.Dennis
October 8th, 2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Thanks for all that knowledge that anyone who has...

Thanks for all that knowledge that anyone who has decades of experience,like myself would already know.My post stated that all bearings and seals were original GM,so how would I have made that...
October 8th, 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Specifically,I was wondering if the paint marks...

Specifically,I was wondering if the paint marks are of any signifigance,also the fact that the upper left diff cap bolt is different.I thought this rear may be a good candidate to learn from as I'm...
October 3rd, 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By SmirchIs#1

There are two small differences that I have...

There are two small differences that I have seen,but they are still interchangeable,The shape of the rear crossmember that the upper trailing arms are bolted to are shaped different where it is...
Forum: Parts Wanted
October 3rd, 2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Are you looking for fronts or rears or both.I...

Are you looking for fronts or rears or both.I have a muscle car junk yard
October 3rd, 2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By SmirchIs#1

31 spline "O" type 12 bolt

I have acquired a 31 spline "O" rear 3:90 posi. I'm hoping to speak with someone knowledgible about these rears.I have been doing rears for 40 years and this is only the 3rd one I have...
October 3rd, 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I agree with this man.I have been involved in...

I agree with this man.I have been involved in muscle cars and building rearends for 40+ years and have never encountered an "O" rear in a Chevy.Also the early 10 and 12 bolt Chevy's with the flat...
Forum: Transmission
June 5th, 2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I build std. transmissions & I second the motion...

I build std. transmissions & I second the motion for Larry from D&L.I buy rebuild parts from Larry,great guy
June 5th, 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By SmirchIs#1

[QUOTE=SmirchIs#1;1100105] I would like to...

[QUOTE=SmirchIs#1;1100105]

I would like to add;make sure this is done by someone who is a good welder.When I say TACK weld I mean roughly a half second ZZZZT.Good luck
June 5th, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By SmirchIs#1

[QUOTE=1968CutlassSupreme;1100028]The stone...

[QUOTE=1968CutlassSupreme;1100028]The stone deflector is loose and spins freely independently of anything. I can spin it with my finger just by reaching under and spinning it with the car just...
June 4th, 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Sounds like a loose stone deflector to me Check...

Sounds like a loose stone deflector to me
Check to see if the stone deflector which is staked to the pinion yoke in 4 places has came loose and spinning independently of the yoke
June 4th, 2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,501
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I apologize to all you guys,still relatively new...

I apologize to all you guys,still relatively new to the site.I did not read past page 1 of the posts so didn't realize you all were WAY ahead of my on helping this man out.Glad you all have got him...
June 4th, 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,501
Posted By SmirchIs#1

mechanical advance

The parts you are calling;the ovalish thing & dog bone are suppose to move independent of each other and yes that is why your mechanical advance isn't working.It is common for this to seize up on...
Forum: Big Blocks
May 18th, 2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I would guess that you,or hope that you are going...

I would guess that you,or hope that you are going to rebuild the whole engine not just the heads,as that is a lot of wash out shown on the pistons.This is only a guess,but maybe the valves chattered...
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 4th, 2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By SmirchIs#1

That is a wise decision.Fortunately for me I have...

That is a wise decision.Fortunately for me I have 5 gal. buckets of caps from rears that I have scrapped over the last 45 years of doing rears.I buy rears with no caps when I can,because it seems I...
Forum: Parts Wanted
May 2nd, 2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have a set w/ orig. bolts.How does $40...

I have a set w/ orig. bolts.How does $40 including shipping sound?Where are you located? It is best to have access to several sets to find ones that fit well.I'm in Cobleskill NY.12043
April 27th, 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Need HELP W/Posi ID

I have about a dozen Posi units from 65'-77 fullsizecars mostly Olds,Would like to offer them up to you guys & gals.These are all clutch type units.I do not know how to ID them.Any help would be...
April 27th, 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By SmirchIs#1

What parts are you planning on ordering?I ask...

What parts are you planning on ordering?I ask because I see a spacer plate between your ring gear and the differential.A ring gear spacer is never a good idea,especially if you have some power under...
Forum: Parts Wanted
April 26th, 2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Joe,do you know the posi case #'s for either of...

Joe,do you know the posi case #'s for either of the two rearends you mentioned.I have 10 maybe 12 early fullsize car posi units.I do mostly A,F & X body stuff.Never got involved much with the...
Forum: Transmission
April 24th, 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Glad you reached your goal.Going to suggest...

Glad you reached your goal.Going to suggest another method for the final tightening for anyone to add to their arsenal of tactics.You can purchase a crows foot version of a line wrench,which used on...
April 20th, 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By SmirchIs#1

Holley spreadbore

I looked & don't have a 6212.I do have 6211's & 6213's,both are 800 cfm and have divorced choke.I also have a 6910 which has manual choke & is 800 cfm.$175 plus ship.If stiil interested I'll send you...
April 17th, 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 650
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I agree with Old Cutlass,if prepared by someone...

I agree with Old Cutlass,if prepared by someone who understands Q-jets and knows their faults,they are an awesome and trouble free carb.However the Holley spread bore is also an awesome carb,I have...
April 17th, 2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By SmirchIs#1

12 bolt "O" axle posi units

I was thinking about putting a series II,III,IV next to each other and maybe include a 8.8 ford for informational purposes.This might give people who are less familiar with rearends some insight on...
April 5th, 2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,268
Posted By SmirchIs#1

To Orange442 all the info should be in the...

To Orange442 all the info should be in the classified section now.To Monzaz,I'm new to the site and didn't realize until it was too late,SORRY. This was the page that showed up when I did a search...
April 4th, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By SmirchIs#1

12 bolt "O" rear #588 posi & 3:90's

SOLD Have(had) a complete original 28 spl. 3:90 geared rear.Unfortunately the left wheel bearing spun in the tube,so I'm offering the #588 posi unit and the OEM 3:90 gears.I disassembled the posi...
April 4th, 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By SmirchIs#1

New to the site,but Old to life

It's time to sell parts that I've accumulated in the last 45 years.Prefer to sell to fellow motorheads,So I'm going to join dedicated Muscle car sites.I don't want to do the E-bay thing.I don't sell...
April 4th, 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,268
Posted By SmirchIs#1

I have a #588 factory posi that I just went...

I have a #588 factory posi that I just went through yesterday and OE 3:90 gears in nice condition that I'm going to list on here later with pics
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