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    So, i've got an '07 1500 Z71 classic. it's got the limited slip in the rear just like all the other silverados. i used to know more about them but my question is whether or not a guy can add more discs into the diff, in order to make it lock faster and harder. i believe in theory it works but has anyone done this? if it does work, it sure is a cheap and easy way to improve traction. thanks for your input!

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    The Silverado is equipped with the G80 locker. I don't know of any performance mods.
    Check out my post on the G80 at: http://www.gmtruckclub.com/forum/sho...9552#post59552

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbfireemt View Post
    So, i've got an '07 1500 Z71 classic. it's got the limited slip in the rear just like all the other silverados. i used to know more about them but my question is whether or not a guy can add more discs into the diff, in order to make it lock faster and harder. i believe in theory it works but has anyone done this? if it does work, it sure is a cheap and easy way to improve traction. thanks for your input!
    The G80 uses a governor to lock the clutches. When one axle spins 100 RPM faster than the other the governor actuates which ramps on the clutches. More discs would not be a good idea as the discs actually free spin until applied. Since the clutches free spin they never wear until loaded and never need any additives. By the way using an additive in a differential with clutches actually decreases the holding power of the clutch pack.
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