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Anyone know of an inexpensive limited slip unit I can put in my 10 bolt? Remember that I am not racing or looking for anything crazy just an inexpensive unit.
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These are cool. I think it gives you the best of both worlds. Not sure if they have an application for the Pontiac 10 bolt though.
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Really looking for a cheap LSD / posi not a locker
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Cheapest would be to find a used limited slip carrier, need to know what gear you have in it now to see which series carrier you will need to find. still talking around 500-750 with carrier, ring gear and pinion (if you change gearing), install kit and bearings.

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Or go with an Auburn LSD unit. Strong or stronger than stock, and reasonable ($400-$800. If it were me, I'd be scouring Craigslist for a good used 8.2 unit. I was given an 8.2 posi out of a '69 for free.....because it was a 2.56 ratio. (which I wanted to run, anyway). You never know.
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I bought this one from a guy on Performance Years forum for $800, 68 GTO Nodular 4 pinion with 3:55 gears, exactly what I was looking for. For the first time in 30 years I will have the rear end and gear ratio this car is supposed to have. Don't even have to clean it or paint it.
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not possible to find a cheap one.
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not possible to find a cheap one.
I tend to agree - unless you're both very patient and very lucky.

That's Brian's (Instg8er's) department!!

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Under $1000 is cheap, when all things are considered. You'll do it once, and it'll be done right with quality parts that will last as long as you own the car. You get what you pay for, usually.....
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I have seen innumerable drop in LSD units in the 400 dollar range, I just wanted to see if there were any other alternatives as my project is already over budget. It will have to wait with some other items such as the small chrome parts. Thanks for the input.
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