[Healeys] 1959 100-6 front disc brake conversion

Wilko2 e-wilkins at cox.net
Fri Nov 28 19:46:11 MST 2014

Not uncommon.

Parts can be had from the big suppliers.

Denis Welch, Cape International, etc.

I have the 3.54 but not limited slip.

On Nov 28, 2014, at 6:07 PM, Chris Scholz wrote:

> I am wondering if I can keep the stock Healey axle and install a 3.54 gear
> a limited slip diff?  I want it to be a low rpm cruiser at 60mph. The
> aftermarket rear ends would put the driveshaft at a very odd angle and it
> be expensive to attach my splined hubs to the non-stock rear end. The car
> have an all aluminum LS V8 (300hp) with 4speed automatic overdrive so it
> be easier on the rear end vs a stick. With skinny tires and an estimated
> lb curb weight, I can't imagine that there would be much stress on the rear
> end.  Has anyone else rebuilt their stock rear with taller gears and
> slip?
> Sent from my iPhone
> Chris Scholz OD

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