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Old 12-06-2004, 00:52   #1 (permalink)
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locking diff!!!

hey there.

i have an xe ( 250 x flow) and i the standard diff which would b a borg warner?? correct me if i am wrong! i want to lock my diff.... can you buy mini spools for the borgy's or should i just get a 9" inch with a mini spool, if u can get a mini spool for the borgy can i do it my self or is it too hard?

any help would be great!

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Old 12-06-2004, 02:29   #2 (permalink)
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Re: locking diff!!!

I have a mini-spool in my Borg-Warner diff. It is 25 spline, I think the same as your XE, so yes, you can get them. I would advise against fitting one though as it is a pain to drive on the street. Behind a 250, I would suggest getting a V8 LSD 4 pinion comeplete diff for it. I doubt you would kill it easily unless you do stupid things. Much nicer to drive as well. Trust me, if you use your car more than a couple of times a week and don't do burnouts all the time, you will want to remove the spool after a couple of months.
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If you want it permanently locked just weld it up
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Old 12-17-2004, 16:37   #4 (permalink)
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yeah cool well ill b doing burnouts daily, and im going to get one! so yeah ill get a 25 spline, i car pool with my mate to work everyday and he has a detroit locker..... doesnt piss him or me off but parking is a bit of a bitch but you get that!
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yeah cool well ill b doing burnouts daily, and im going to get one! so yeah ill get a 25 spline, i car pool with my mate to work everyday and he has a detroit locker..... doesnt piss him or me off but parking is a bit of a bitch but you get that!
only trouble with mini spooling the falcon diff is the 25 spline axels my brother had them a few times in different cars, if you don't care about the diff whine and clunky backlash you can have a go yourself, for burnout beast my brothers all worked well exept you can break axels doing sharp turns if the wheels don't give,
for a cheap lsd for you're car a ZK/ZLfurlane or XE/XF ghia diff is the go but 2.92 is as not as common as2.77 the 2.92 hemisphere can use lots of ratios 3.23, 3.77 cortina 4cyl etc changing ratios is a diff bloke job but
my brothers 250 cortina with minispool 4cyl diff was FULLY SICK(laughs as its coming from a 30yo)
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2.92 hemi can take up to a 4.1:1 gear set
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Old 12-18-2004, 02:55   #7 (permalink)
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i don't think the axles will hold for long specially if you got fat rubber. My old XF only lasted a couple of hours before right hand axle shattered. I'd go to a 9" with mini spool and bilet axles
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either go 4 pin 28spline LSD borgie, or 28spline mini spool borgie.

Dont expect both to take bulk punnishment and live for too long. If your serious about it, look into a 31 spline full spool 9".
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yeah i dont think ill b doing that but im now saving up for a 351 xd or xe ute and ill put a detroit locker in it! im sick of 250 x flows now

thanks for your help
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