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  • forget q45 vlsd units for your z

    yes the early ones had r200 rear end. but, after installing one in black bitch today it seems the holes for the axles are bigger in diam than the z half shafts. they just spin in der. either that or the teeth on the vlsd unit are fubared. i`ll find out tomorrow, had to go home and couldn`t fix tonight.

    on a side note, i love having a shop. 1.5 hours to swap a diff/housing, start to finish. well, not really finished. but back together

    Exercising my constitutional right to be awesome

    1.5.2. Podium winning cars do NOT need to be running at the checkered flag
    good thing....

  • #2
    Interesting, the shaft is actually bigger?

    I would love to have a shop with a lift... but i can still swap a diff in well under 2 hours! (did it last week)

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    • #3
      Q45 R200V:

      3.538
      32 spline
      6 bolt, TT R230 style output
      4 bolt, round input (large)
      ~24" compressed length driver's side
      ~26 3/8" compressed length passenger's side
      24x1.5 thread size
      36 mm nut

      Here's my comparison to the Z32 N/A axles, not sure how much the Z31 rear compares to the N/A Z32, but I do have quite a few pictures on the Q45 axles. Hopefully it'll help out some.

      http://www.machzracing.com/450ZX/Differ ... tures.html

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      • #4
        old tread I know , but damn i was considering swapping a q45 r200v in my z31 diff , already got the diff for free , so there is no way to find some axle that will fit? I have the side flange of the q45 unit , any suggestion?
        1986 GLL VQ35DE(287hp) / Z33 6S tranny, done!
        Black 240sx 1997 (ka24de)5S daily driver.

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        • #5
          Take the flange and cv shafts to a really good driveline shop and see if they can fab something up. Otherwise, no there is no way we know of at this point.
          http://z31performance.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=147

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          • #6
            thx for the input , I will try to figure out something , would be really great to have a vsld with the 3.5l
            1986 GLL VQ35DE(287hp) / Z33 6S tranny, done!
            Black 240sx 1997 (ka24de)5S daily driver.

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