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AE86 LSD Swap

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Category: Rear Axle And Rear Suspension

You can fit an early Toyoda T-series diff head, including the LSD unit, in a Datsun H165 housing. T-series diff to 1985 is what is needed. 1985-1987 GTS diff is larger.



Re-drill H165 housing for AE86 centre section

Use driveshaft adapter ring & machine AE86 companion to match. That's it.


AE86 DX & SR-5 
6.38 ring gear
S292: 4.10 2-pinion (Automatic) USA
S314: 3.91 4-pinion (5-speed) USA
6.7" ring gear
T282: Open 
T283: optional LSD (USA Only) 4.30 2-pinion
T234: optional LSD

tap 10 new holes

Pitch Adapter

propeller shaft pitch adapter

AE86 Flange
46mm(?) spigot
78mm PCD
B120 driveshaft
45 x 54 mm H165 pattern
~38mm spigot
adapter: 12cm(?) thick 

Modified Flange Type

Drill 2nd pattern on AE86 flange.

AE86 flange is 78mm pcd (~55mm square)

Drilled for smaller H165 pattern:
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Bolt-Through Spacer Type

Requires more complicated spacer machining

Custom make one, similar to this:

Threaded Adapter

AE86 side, 78mm PCD, spigot hole ~46mm
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Sunny Truck tailshaft side, 45 x 54 mm pattern, spigot ~38mm O.D.
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rally1200 Diff Conversion

Club member rally1200 was going to fit a Sprinter diff centre in the H165 housing. But the housing was bent, so he converted the Sprinter axle assembly to fit the 1200.

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TRD 2-way LSD
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