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Old 04-23-2007
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Heres somthing you guys NEVER thought about.

Alright well last week when i finally got my front diff done it was ready to go back in. But not just yet. I got probably one the best ideas/mods to do for the d35. What I did was cut out the hump from the ttb and then cut a ring of 1/4" steel and welded the hump to the ring, therefore now having a differential cover for the front end. I also put studs in pumpkin so that when u pull the diff cover off it will stay there and not fall out. So now if you ever want to do any work on the front diff all you gotta do is pop the cover off! Plus I also made a lil diff guard with the left 1/4" plate.


This is the hole that was left.


Hole from the other side.


This is the hump and 1/4" plate I used and welded together to make the cover.


The welds up close.


The back of the cover. When everything went back I made sure to clean all the parts in varsol to get all the metal chips out.


The diff with the new gears.


The new diff guard I made.








The diff guard and cover installed. OK note to everyone NEVER use paint that says "FAST DRY" cause it takes literally twice as long as the regular paint, you'll see what I mean in the next picture.


Stupid paint running cause it wasnt dry! The black paint dried faster and I sprayed them at the same time.

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dude that is wicked. I love it. Very impressive............
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looks great, nice idea.
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looks good.
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nice job
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Holy **** man! You've been working pretty on that rig, hope it all comes together well!
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Damn dude, look SUPER nice!

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damn that looks awsome as hell
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That is a nice mod for all you ttb guys. nice mod. I like it.
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Nice work, and great idea.
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sweet idea........that is truely going to happen to mine whenever the diff comes back out.....unless it comes out for a SAS (which will happen more than likely the next time my diff come out)

that is amazing....
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you don't have any pictures with the cover off and the diff held in place do ya?
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you don't have any pictures with the cover off and the diff held in place do ya?

Thanks for the comments guys. I was definatley excited about it when i got the idea!


And no sorry i dont have any pictures of that, i was too pissed off to take ne more pictures cuz tha damn diff didnt wanna go in, i had to cut some of the aluminum from where that nut went through the diff, it was beause of the studs, if they wweren there it would have slide into place but in this case.
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carefull the first time you take off the cover. if the pig shifts at all, it may leak after you put it all back together.

good idea otherwise.
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wow that looks awesome
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looks good
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I got another idea that I got for the steering that ill also do, hopefully it will work out well.
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