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    Aspen and Volare Senior Member F body deconstructor Jim's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by aspen79 View Post
    They use the cone type limited slip and unfortunately, aren't repairable if worn out. Only fix is replacing the differential assy.
    Are they the same design as the 8.75 cone type? Those are rebuildable...just a little machining of the cone so it will seat before bottoming out...and some shims IIRC.
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    Yes, same set up. Never thought of shims to take up the slack after machining. Not sure how well it would work.
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