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Old 12-18-2014, 09:03 AM   #1
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Default Early 1.8 diff w. stub/flanged shafts - removable?

As above - blew up my 2nd 1.6 diff, got a Torsen on ebay.

Its the early (93,94?) 1.8 Torsen which still uses a bolt-up driveshaft and a flanged stub in the diff.

Thus I need to purchase the (rare and expensive) 1.8 bolt up shafts.

Question - are the flanged stubs removable, such that I can buy and fit the far cheaper and more readily available push-in type 1.8 driveshafts from the late Mk1, and all Mk2 cars?
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yes they pop right out and any other 1.8 axle besides the msm fit in their place. Advance auto sells new, not rebuild NB ABS axles.
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