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  1. trutrac, locker, spool experience

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Not asking which is better I know that's a dumb question, really just hoping to hear the experience people have had with there setups regarding either trutrac, Detroit locker or good old fashion spool for street/strip cars hanging in the 700hp range. Ive researched a lot on these three and ive...
  2. Need help figuring out correct wheel and axle sizes

    Wheels and Tires
    I have 1973 Chevy nova 350, I recently purchased a set of 18x9.5" with 5.25" of backspace and wrapped in 275 40/18 tires for the rear and 18x8 with 4.5" backspace wrapped in 235 40/18 tires for the front. Since this is the first car I've ever worked on, I didn't know about backspace... My...
  3. 1971 nova spring/rear end swap

    Drivetrain & Performance
    i have a mono leaf 1971 nova 2 door with a 8.2" rear end. i found a 1978 nova 4 door with multi leaf springs and 8.5" rear end. will i have to modify some things? or should this be a bolt in deal.
  4. 65 Chevy Gasser Subframe B'z Rods kit

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Picked up one of Brian Bell's build a gasser in a weekend kit. I am very happy with the quality, fit and service. Thought you guys would like to see the progress.
  5. Ford 9 inch Kits for a '66???

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Is there any companies out there that make a ready to go (or almost ready to go) bolt in ford 9 inch kit for the first and second gen cars? I have a 1966 sedan and want a 9 inch, but i dont have a ton of knowledge about them. So i figured my best bet was to find a kit, but i cant seem to find...
  6. What should be considered w/rear gear change?

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I'm looking to get a little more "seat of the pants" excitement out of my stock 71 without spending a ton of money and digging into the inner workings of the engine itself. So far I've switched from 2bbl and stock intake to 4bbl and aluminum intake and that's helped a bit. I'm also going to be...
  7. Removing Axles Issue - HELP PLease

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I am trying to remove my axles to replace my bearing and seals and I have a "S" shaped metal spacer holding the axles in place and blocking the C clips from being removed. How do I remove the "S" shaped metal spacer to get to the C clips? Here is a link to a picture...
  8. Leaky, knocking axle.

    Drivetrain & Performance
    I've got a 74 nova with a gm 10 bolt and the passenger side axle tube is leaking from the brake side. I pulled the wheel off and drum off and the axle is sticking out about an 1/8 of an inch for where it normally would be. I pulled off the differential cover and everything looked just fine in...
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