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Offline Drft-s12

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« Reply #20 on: 01:27:10 PM / 07-Oct-08 »
I was wondering if there was anyway possible of making the SRA a 5-lugger......we can do rear disks but how about a 5 lug swap???????

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« Reply #21 on: 02:36:34 PM / 07-Oct-08 »
when the rear discs went on my car i had to pull out the half shafts which are attached to the hub with the four lugs. I thought about redrilling the hub to add 5 lugs, but there is not enough space. if you can find a half shaft that has a 5 lug setup you could machine it to fit.

or you could get a chevy or ford type rear end. but you might not like wheel choices with that lug pattern.
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« Reply #22 on: 09:17:41 PM / 07-Oct-08 »
There are 4 to 5 lug adapters. Just to give u an idea, here's one.

http://www.chircoestore.com/catalog/produc...roducts_id=2407

Search online and you get a bunch, if that's what u had in mind. I remember some skylines type that had 5 lug setup with SRA, I think sedans? I don't know for sure. If ur that desperate.


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« Reply #23 on: 10:14:49 PM / 06-Feb-09 »
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since theres a lack of any real concrete information regarding the solid axle cars, ive decided to make a thread for it. hopefully others can help fill in the information i dont have and correct any mistakes i made


Typically, stock type camaro shocks will lower the car around 1.5" - 3" while a performance shock will lower it anywhere from 1" to 5"

Surely you meant spring? Shocks have nothing to do with ride height on the rear end.



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Axle Swaps:

***this is based on speculation and theory and shouldnt be taken as fact***

if youre skilled with a welder (or know someone who is) any light type axle can be swapped into the car as long as it has a center mounted diff. remove the stock link mounts and smooth the metal, then weld in new mounts for the links, swap the perches from the old axle or fab up new ones,  narrow the axle tubes to the proper width, and weld up some brake mounts. advantages of an axle swap include access to a wider variety of disk brake options, more rear gear options,  and a limited slip type diff. however youll need to mod the drive axles on both sizes to accept the hubs of your choice

-toyota truck rear ends
-early rx7 axles
-ford 8.8 or 9" (heavy though)
-early pathfinder axles (some had lsds stock)

The WD-21 Pathfinder rear is a monster. It measures a good 59" between rim mounting surfaces. The crown gear is larger than a Ford 9" and is HEAVY not to mention uses 6 lug rims. The good is that there was a rear disc brake option, clutch LSD and choice of 4.375 and 4.625 ratios. I don't think this is a good idea for the S12 unless shortened and re-drilled for 4 lug.

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« Reply #24 on: 10:49:52 PM / 06-Feb-09 »
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Surely you meant spring? Shocks have nothing to do with ride height on the rear end.

The WD-21 Pathfinder rear is a monster. It measures a good 59" between rim mounting surfaces. The crown gear is larger than a Ford 9" and is HEAVY not to mention uses 6 lug rims. The good is that there was a rear disc brake option, clutch LSD and choice of 4.375 and 4.625 ratios. I don't think this is a good idea for the S12 unless shortened and re-drilled for 4 lug.

i ment shocks. springs will lower a car, but u need shocks that are shorter otherwise you risk damaging the shock due to over compressing and other factors.

all rear end swaps are SPECULATION. common, easy to find nissan rear ends with the options that SRA owners want. even if it doesnt work, then its still a good idea to put the info out there so people know what to look for and what will or wont work




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« Reply #25 on: 08:54:14 AM / 03-Mar-09 »
http://www.lefthanderchassis.com/pdf/ch42007web.pdf

Starting at page 96, cheaper than AGX and more aggressive.


**** Wrong year, sorry. The shocks in that catalog that fit SRA cars are non adjustable.
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« Reply #26 on: 04:17:37 PM / 16-May-09 »
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LSD: Nismo H190 3.889 720 pickup race spec (very rare)

4links: Techno Toy (must specify for s12, thank me for that  )

rear brakes: s110 brembo drilled/ slotted disc rotors w/ z31/s12 calipers (currently investigating dual caliper setup. Why? Cuz I want it, bitch)

How much did the Nismo LSD set you back, and where'd you get it? Yahoo auctions?

Also, where does one purchase the Techno Toy Tuning stuff from, and how much? I want lol.

Also also, what's the diameter of the S110 Brembo's? They look very similar to the Bluebird TRX disks I'm running, so I wonder how useable they would be to me... Also, the calipers, you say they're the same as a Z31? Hrmm, I'll have to compare my Z31 brakes to the TRX setup on my S12 now lol.

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« Reply #27 on: 10:22:34 AM / 02-Aug-09 »
i am looking for soem info on the different  rear ratios avaliable on the h190 i heard there was a 4:11


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« Reply #29 on: 02:54:46 AM / 03-Dec-09 »
The 83 Nissan bluebird station wagon has a H190 limited-slip diff and its set up like the silvia. 3.900 Ratio.
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« Reply #30 on: 09:18:24 AM / 03-Dec-09 »
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The 83 Nissan bluebird station wagon has a H190 limited-slip diff and its set up like the silvia. 3.900 Ratio.


Really?  I wonder how difficult it is to come across one of those.

Is it all models of the bluebird for that year?

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« Reply #31 on: 08:10:28 PM / 03-Dec-09 »
^ im guessing next to impossible being that we are stateside and they were never imported to us. also i would believe any car with an LSD would have to be a higher model or a option you would have to add.

anyone gone with a phantom grip type LSD? everyone needs to stop pussin' out because of what they have heard. its a definite on my list to do, guess i'll be the true Guinea pig.

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Also, where does one purchase the Techno Toy Tuning stuff from, and how much? I want lol.

try their website, look for the AE86 ones, as radracer stated he got the development going for them and you will need to specify for the s12 ones if they still are not listed on the T3 site


oh yeah, anyone got updates on the older pathfinders with h190's locked up with an LSD?
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« Reply #32 on: 08:13:20 PM / 03-Dec-09 »
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anyone gone with a phantom grip type LSD?

BoostedVG has one if I remember correctly

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« Reply #33 on: 12:53:33 AM / 04-Dec-09 »
The Techno toy tuning 4 link are $360 plus shipping
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« Reply #34 on: 02:08:10 AM / 18-Apr-10 »
Yea its the 83 shape or the 910 series bluebird. H190 LSD. Or Look on www.trademe.co.nz. its New Zealand's eBay and we have cars really cheap. 86 S12 RSX for $3000NZD or $2100USD.

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« Reply #35 on: 02:45:07 PM / 28-Oct-10 »
Does anyone know the torgue down and backlash specs for the h190 rear end im really needing it rite now lol.


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« Reply #36 on: 02:10:13 AM / 02-Aug-11 »
for techno toy tuning for the 4 link is it the corolla one that works? or do you need measurements?


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« Reply #37 on: 05:02:49 AM / 02-Aug-11 »
you need to send them the measurements. or at least i would.
i wouldnt trust just using the 86 ones even if theyre rumored to work. its the same price anyway.
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« Reply #38 on: 01:35:20 PM / 25-Feb-12 »
Does anyone have pictures of a solid axle installed in an s12 specifically the mounting locations?

Also could someone with a solid axle measure the width of the axle wms to wms.

Please and thank you.

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« Reply #39 on: 10:58:47 PM / 11-Apr-12 »
Does anyone have pictures of a solid axle installed in an s12 specifically the mounting locations?

Also could someone with a solid axle measure the width of the axle wms to wms.

Please and thank you.


bump for this question.
there's a complete SRA S12 at the yards and i really hate my SE's semi trailing arms.
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