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Does any one have pictures of the front diff case machining work that is needed to fit a Nismo 1.5 way diff?

What about other diffs such as Cusco RS or Quaife, does the case need to me machined to fit?
 

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Hi younes,

Hope your well,been following your rebuild thread,it's going to be faultless:bowdown1:

I have a quaife front diff and as far as I'm aware no machining work has been done,pulls out of corners a lot sharper and quicker,to give you the confidence to throw car in and get rear end out,get the right angle and away you go:chuckle:

Catch you soon paul.
 

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Thanks Paul :)

Yes I would rather get the diff sorted out now rather than once the engine is in. Have you ever had a regular plate diff? I do hear a lot of good things about the quaife, but it is pushing my budget a bit.
 

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Yes used to run standard diff,wouldn't go back.

I think I paid around £800.

Get it done,worry about pennies later,otherwise as you say engine out again:eek:
 

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I know man that's what I feel will happen :bawling:

I guess with the quaife you do not get the chatter noise?
 

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Quaife front diff is £722 plus vat only available from svs where as an escort cosworth diff is priced at £575 plus vat minus the GTR tax. I think I will go the Nismo route for around 640 delivered.

Just need to know what needs machining on the front diff casing?
 

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Younes, I've fitted a Nismo 1.5 way to the front of my car same as you while the car was in bits a few months ago. I had my engine builder fit and shim the diff as he's the expert at it. He did have to trim the case a small amount, (i'll try and find out how much and wherefor you).
The diff has transformed the car, cornering is even more unreal!:thumbsup:
Also there is no extra noise from it whatsoever, although it may be the way it is setup to be not so harsh as they are adjustable from what Al has said.
If your passing you're welcome to come try before you buy bud!
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Bob thank you that is good news to hear positive feedback. I know the quaife is a good unit but out on my budget. Nismo do claim that their diff are pre set to soft setting for no chatter and more or less under steer free. I will try and pop over soon if I am able to... Could spend hours in your workshop getting ideas for my project :)
 

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Always welcome buddy!
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Yup, nothing required to be machined to fit the Quaife.....one of the best parts I've bought for my GT-R
 

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Thanks sub boy, as said there is some 300 pounds price difference between the two. I don't understand why the skyline front diff is much more expensive than a similar one for an escort cosworth.
 

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Very true Markie!
Younes, I spoke with the guy who did mine and he said you can get the OSGiken instructions online as to what to cut away as a guide.
(Even thought the Nismo is different it might help to read).
He said if you try and fit it carefully as is you well see the areas that need modifying, go slowly and eventually it will just drop into place. (keep it smooth as to prevent any stress areas of course bud.
HTH.
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If you had a Porsche it would be even more expensive!
If I had a Porsche I would just enjoy the car for what it is. :)

As for the Quaife I feel it is over priced at 922 pounds when the Nismo one is around 640 delivered. My build has to have some budget balance wish I had unlimited funds.
 

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Very true Markie!
Younes, I spoke with the guy who did mine and he said you can get the OSGiken instructions online as to what to cut away as a guide.
(Even thought the Nismo is different it might help to read).
He said if you try and fit it carefully as is you well see the areas that need modifying, go slowly and eventually it will just drop into place. (keep it smooth as to prevent any stress areas of course bud.
HTH.
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bob
Thanks bob :) will check OSG
 

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Received today took a total of 6 days once bank transfer cleared the account no additional or hidden fees and great service by the guys at RHDJapan! :thumbsup:
 

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I have a quaife in mine and it is atremendous peice of kit.

changes the car.

Id be pretty sure the quaife GTR?cossie cost difference is due to numbers - they sell more a lot more cossie ones .
 

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Because SVS sets the price. Anyway a Torsen based diff loses drive when one wheel is not in contact with the ground so when over kerbs on track it will act as a free diff.
 

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Because SVS sets the price. Anyway a Torsen based diff loses drive when one wheel is not in contact with the ground so when over kerbs on track it will act as a free diff.
Have you read up on the Quaife, it's nothing like a standard torsen
 
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