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Back axle clunking

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  • Back axle clunking

    Winter is approaching and I have a few jobs to tackle on my 1.7 Ital based LWB bundle of joy. First is to sort the nasty clunk from the backend on drive take-up; the prop-shaft spider is ok by the way. I have a spare axle but suspect that it is from a 1.3. Can I safely use it with the 1.7 drive train? If not, any idea where I can get a new/recon 1.7 diff? Beware all you helpful folk out there, I have other problems that will need advice to solve.

    Thanks in advance, Alan

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    Re: Back axle clunking

    Message originally posted by: Alan Hogg
    I changed my diff from 1.3 to 1.7 ratio supplied by Coventry transmissions tel. no.0203 635054. I don?t know if they are still trading as it was a few years ago. I had a not dissimilar problem but from the front of car which turned out to be loose shock absorber bolt. You might want to check all mountings before committing to diff change


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      Re: Back axle clunking

      Thanks Alan, good advice.

      Cheers Alan