lh driveshaft question

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lh driveshaft question

Post by pikey » Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:07 am

hey all
just a quick question from a long time lurker

the lh driveshaft on my tgd turbo is on the way out, wilst searching all the usual suspect for a replacement i noticed that ecp have an abs spec one for £35, can i fit this (easily :wink: ) to my non abs car or does a world of pain ensue

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:26 am

The ABS shaft will fit a non ABS car without a problem. sounds a good price too.
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Post by Mr B » Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:40 pm

The only difference between the two is the ABS sensor ring on the outer CV, as Stewart says they will fit as I have done this in the past. That is uber cheap too :shock:
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Post by pikey » Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:55 pm

fantastic, the price does seem good as all other variations are in the £70ish region, they have a £25 surcharge as well but thats fine by me. hopefully its not a stock glitch

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Post by BX Bandit » Sat Feb 10, 2007 4:24 am

Just checked GSF as I did mine about a year ago or so...was about £25 + VAT...........it's now double that!!!!!! :roll: WTF? :shock:
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Post by tom » Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:58 pm

Trouble is that neither ECP nor GSF can supply one. I've been trying for months to get a new one and even El Presidente has had no luck.
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Post by Barnsley BXer » Mon Feb 12, 2007 8:11 pm

Have you tried AEP in Glasgow?
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Post by jeremy » Mon Feb 12, 2007 8:30 pm

Tom - a while ago (like 4 years) I got a recon LH driveshaft from Kimber Friction (which are now in Bond Street - not a million miles from Freeborn) Cant remember the make now. - Thye may still do them.

Presumably its the ABS ring that stops us getting for example a Peugeot shaft and changing the joints over and using our original and hopefully straight shaft. The problem here is presumably that Peugeots use a coarser ring for a different ABS system.

I may have got it wrong - as I haven't had a great deal to do with the drive shafts - but do know that the outer one comes off with a sharp tap with a (copper of course) hammer. Presumably the inner one does the same.

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Post by tom » Mon Feb 12, 2007 8:35 pm

I know Kimbers; good folk. I have been considering using a non abs shaft and changing the old CV over but I hope it will not come to that.
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Post by DavidRutherford » Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:06 pm

jeremy wrote:Presumably its the ABS ring that stops us getting for example a Peugeot shaft and changing the joints over and using our original and hopefully straight shaft. The problem here is presumably that Peugeots use a coarser ring for a different ABS system.
Peugeot use 2 different types of ABS shaft. There's the fine tooth and the coarse tooth. One is for Bendix ABS, the other for Bosch (although I can't remember which way round they are.)

Last time I checked, 306 and ZX shafts are identical length, but I don't know if any Peugeot model has the same length shaft as the BX. I believe that 405 shafts are longer.

Also, There are various sizes and types of joint on Peugeot shafts. I've broken 4 405's now, and every single one has different driveshafts. Some are interchangeable. Some are not.
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