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    Sr20 parts man!
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    BMW E34 diff diff options?

    As above what cheap options have i got for a tighter diff? dont want a welder as its my daily, just an LSD will do.
    What diff out of what cars fit?

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    What E34 have you got? Jeek and Chizfab will testify that the LSD in the 535 is sweeeeeet.

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    Chunk is selling a 535i sport diff..... depends on what e34 it's going in though

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    525 se estate Surly you can swap and change cassings?

    Chunks the man then, pm your way dude

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    dorifto kingu!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polo View Post
    525 se estate Surly you can swap and change cassings?
    No.

    535 is 210mm, 525 is 188mm.

    Not sure if you can swap it in complete with the shafts though, the 210 might mount differently. Should work if you swap the entire rear subframe over as one though, even then you may need to use your 525 prop flange as the 535 one might be larger PCD.
    Last edited by 20vWill; 21-10-2008 at 11:53.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20vWill View Post
    No.

    535 is 210mm, 525 is 188mm.

    Ok then, whats the differance in ratio's, input and output shaft flanges? Is the cassing just bigger? il make the fricker fit!!

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    I'm pretty sure driveshafts are the same but prop is different, you'd need the prop off the 535 too, 525 is big donut like 535 so should just swap over.

    If you need the shafts they'll swap too, but hands off, I need them off chunks car. Can source elsehwere if you buy it all off him though.

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    Incidentally I've got a MEGA MEGA rare 3.91 LSD in tooootally mint condition, low miles if you want it. I've kept it for ages since I was gonna put it in my V8 project but that died a death.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bon Bon View Post
    Incidentally I've got a MEGA MEGA rare 3.91 LSD in tooootally mint condition, low miles if you want it. I've kept it for ages since I was gonna put it in my V8 project but that died a death.

    Will that fit in or is it the same as the 535 fitment?
    And i did say cheap?

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    It's worth a fair bit, more than the taller ratios, but I dunno £175 to you sir if that's cheap enough to spark interest. I think I've got a back half of a prop I could throw in too, 99% sure, and yeah it's actually out of a 735i auto with LSD but 100% identical fitment to 535i.

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    think its sorted, gota go and rape chunks car for prop, shafts and diff You can find the shaft else where bon

    So as far as the fitment into the frame goes, thats ditterant too? same sort of differance to a e36 1.8 diff to a 2.8 diff? mounting lugs and holes in differant places due to the differance in size? Just a case of welding in new brakes for it?

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    Frame's the same!

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    Im after an open 535 diff to get welded up was gonna suggest a swap but now know they are different sizes!

 

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