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CV Joint 100 vs 80 series

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by bjowett, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. bjowett

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    In the quest for an even stronger CV joint for the 80, a 100 series joint was purchased for inspection. What a monster! The bell is over .30" larger in diameter, balls, cage, and inner race are also substantially larger.

    Unfortunately, the spline count inside the race does not match the axle shaft of the 80. :'( The splines for the outer flange are also a slightly larger, beefier design. Custom 300M axle shafts and 100 series flanges anyone? For those reasons, I will probably scrap the idea of attempting to clearance the bell to fit inside the ball and knuckle.

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    wow, it looks doable if you could machine the ABS ring to fit, I am not sure if it could ever fit it in the knuckle housing, plus isn't the shaft too long to fit in an 80 spindle? Maybe if you used 100 series parts from the spindle out?
     
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    The stub shafts are the same length, the extra overall length is in the bell... the picture is a bit deceiving, there is roughly 1/8 diff. in length. The 80 CV is also the earlier short style pre 95??