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G80 Rear End

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by dmcenery, Dec 1, 2007.

  1. dmcenery

    dmcenery Member
    Messages: 53

    Just wondering if you should have a locking rear end on a 4x4 truck for snow plowing? I notice that many if not most of the 2007 & 2008 3/4 ton 4x4 chevy trucks on dealer lots have the plow prep package but not the rear locker. What are the pros/cons of the G80 and which gear ratio is best 3:73 or 4:10 for snow removal.

  2. Mark Witcher

    Mark Witcher Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    Limited slip rear is always better for traction and thats what you need for plowing. I order all my trucks with it or have installed later if possible.Gear ratio really makes little difference for plowing. Need to match to truck use,engine ,trans, etc.