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Installing limited slip

i have an 01 3.0 5 spd 2wd with an 3.73 open diff. Last few months my truck has been slipping under low rpm acceleration, i thought it might be the clutch or trans but yesterday my rear end started clicking and my truck vibrates at high speeds now.

My question is, if i already need new rear end gears, how much more would it be to get 4.10 gears with a limited slip or is it even possible to install that in my rear end?

I also need new tires so i was gonna get 4.10 gears and throw some 31s on the truck

Also not looking to install a locker, i dont do any offroading but looking to get rid of that one wheel spin when i am off the pavement

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It's possible and depending on where you have the install done they might not charge any more for labor. I know I wouldn't charge any more. Obviously, you'd have to buy a limited slip too.

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what about parts wise? more expensive or about the same?
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Gears would be the same price regardless. The increased parts cost would be determined by whether or not you bought a limited slip.
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how much does a limited slip setup run?
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I think it would be cheaper to find a stock rear end with low miles 4.10s and a LS. then its just a matter of swapping the axle.
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well turns out all the racket i was hearing was just my u joints! haha much cheaper fix and needless to say i wont be upgrading the rearend
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but didnt you say it was slipping at low rpms
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yea it is still doing that but i dont think its the rearend, maybe coil or something electrical, not real sure mechanic is unsure aswell
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turns out i just needed a coil!
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