Jump to content

Axle problems


Recommended Posts

Morning guys,

My 1986 90 currently has a seized rear wheel and lots of vibration under engine load. I am assuming it will be the bearing, but will take it to bits in a bit. My car has a 300tdi, and original 10 spline axles front and rear. I have been wanting to swap the rear for disc braked axle for a while now and was wondering is there a difference in diff ratio between the early 90 and Defender or Disco axles? and also, will a Disco rear axle fit a 90 without modification?

Thanks,

Ben

Link to comment
Share on other sites

no ratio change, all 90/110/disco/RR use the same ratio of 3.54:1

disco or RR rear will bolt straight on. if you use a disco rear axle, you need to change the prop flange from your 90's original onto the disco axle & tell your insurance company too.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks Western, Iv just had the little issue of declaring the list of mods to the insurance company, a whole page of them, so Im sure 1 more won't hurt! I thought the RR rear needed the suspension mounts welding in a different place?...

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy