as far as I'm concerned solid is the only way. The sandman is correct about the toy stuff.
before I got my s10 i had a '80 toy w/ 6"lift, the four hamster motor (lumpy cam,header,
weber 32,port matched intake) and 36" TSL's. the truck was almost unstoppable, but
when it broke it was expensive(3steering arms, 2 tranies and I can't count the number
of wiper seal with my shoes off) the cv at the steering nuckle was tough but a headeache
to keep the goo out. Also the carrier is a weak link. I'm investigating jeep dana 44's.
Drew is right, it's a t5 by borg warner. Look in your glove box at the RPO sticker
ML2 4.03first gear-.72 5th
ML3 3.73first gear-.72 5th
MH3 3.50firstgear-.73 5th
the t-case should be a NP207(i think '88 was the last). I talked to a guy at ADVANCED
ADAPTERS and he said the T5 would grenade w/much more then 250hp, but the NP207
would take a s.b.(???) a place to visit is http://www.gearzone.net
take a look at
there EXPLOSION CLUB (been there done that,not a good thing) they also do upgrades and
have kits for T5's.
Another good read is http://hickory.engr.utk.edu/~gpowell/3.html
,Greg did a great
article on a truck owned by Mark Hall (what a sweet ride,Mark did a killer job) done up
with the early bronco stuff, a mile of lift and 39"TSL's(oh,and a 383c.i.)
from my searching this is not a job for the timid. As far as power i'll let ya know what a 3.4
does with solids after i do it. the only subsitute for cubic inches is cubic dollars!
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