Author Topic: 8.5 10 bolt posi change to spool?  (Read 3877 times)

Offline captmullette

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8.5 10 bolt posi change to spool?
« on: December 29, 2014, 07:26:28 AM »
got an old 8.5 10 bolt with a factory posi which is slipping, im gonna change over to a spool, ive been told ill have to change the carrier out for an open carrier to put the spool in no big deal I guess my question is...if I do this will I have to have my ring and pinion reset ?

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Re: 8.5 10 bolt posi change to spool?
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2014, 11:29:40 AM »
I assume you're referring to a mini spool? You will need to set the carrier bearing preload and ring gear backlash. If it is a c-clip axle, I believe you need to install a c-clip eliminator kit. A solid pinion spacer/shims is a good upgrade for that also.
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