He needs to do some homework first:
T-5’s come with several OD ratios, need to see what ratio he has, then pick an appropriate diff. ratio that would be appropriate considering tire size, normal trips, loads, etc.
S-10 rear axles come wider if from a 4wd truck, if that would be a consideration?
'37 GMC T-18 w/ DD 4-53T, RTO-610, 6231 aux., '95 GMC running gear, full disc brakes, power steering, 22.5 wheels and tires.
'47 GMC 1 ton w/ 302, NP-540, 4wd, full width Blazer front axle.
'54 GMC 630 w/ 503 gasser, 5 speed, ex fire truck, shortened WB 4', install 8' bed.
'55 GMC 370 w/270, 420 4 speed, grain, dump bed truck from ND. Works OK.