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E30 LSD....any uses for an 02?

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I did a search....nothing yet.

Are the internals of an E30 LSD usable in the 02 world? Or will that require heavy machining and fabrication?

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I have heard that the ring and pinion from a small case diff found in late e30 318s can be used. Great source for 4.10, 4.22 and 4.44 R&Ps but I don't know if the LSD units can be used.

The big case diffs from the early 318i's all 325i's and most other E30s do not have anything for us.

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Small case E30 diff's can be put into an E21 housing which can be put into a 2002! But you will need to machine some parts to make the center fit into the E21 housing. I have seen one on AUS ebay. Just the center sold for about 600. I was thinking about looking into it but after you find a diff then rebuild/machine it I think you'd be better off just finding an E21 LSD.

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