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Thread: Rear-end gears

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    Default Rear-end gears

    Just a thought...

    Does anyone know what gears are in my 99 'burb?

    C1500, Stock 350 CID, SLT

    Is it 3.42's?
    Is it posi-traction (I don't think so)

    Would it be better to get posi and if so, 3.42 or 3.73?

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    If you look at the RPO codes in the glovebox, one of them is for the rear end gear ratio.

    I'm not 100% this list is good enough for truck RPOS, but here's a list. It looks like the RPO code you're looking for starts with a G


    1991 Chevy Suburban 1/2 ton 2WD w/ chevy SBC 350-3/4 ton drivetrain upgrade w/4.10 gears 200K miles
    2005 Saturn ION-2 Stock 277K miles
    1982 Bronco, 1993 Bronco (sold), 1971 M35A2 Deuce and a Half

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    If you pdf is correct, then I have 3.42 positraction limited slip rear.


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