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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 1fastchevy, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. 1fastchevy

    1fastchevy Registered Member

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    My buddy just sent me a pic of his rearend and it appears to have some sort of limited slip in it , anyone know exactly what this is, It's from a camera phone so thanks, GM 10 bolt 3.08 gears, I gave him 3.73's and he was swapping them when he came across this, Dave http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w224/1fastchevy/Mattsreargear.jpg
     
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    gov lock
     
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    sorry , how does it work ?
     
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    :D it has magic fairy chevy elves in it.:D :haha:






    :confused: really i don't know, they are a peice of crap that doesn't work very well. i have never paid them enough attention to figure it out. they are also called gov-bombs.
     
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    he's wrong...that isn't a gov bomb



    that is a picture of a grenade with the pin hanging out.
     
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    Its a locker from the factory. When wheel speed differs by a set amount the wieghts get pulled out and lock up the spider gears. If its a 10 bolt gov lock, people call em gov bombs and they usually are the weak link in the system.
     
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    thanks , so get rid of it right? it's a trail rig and I think he's going to weld it up, Dave
     
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    u will have to get an open carrier to weld it up.
     
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    How come you never seem to have the right part ,always have to get something :doah:
     

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