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Old 02-12-2012, 05:34 PM   #345
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My Ride: 04' 330ci/15' A3 TDI
Originally Posted by DarkJoker View Post

that stupid input shaft swap is spooking me
and stopping me from doing it

i want to kinda free ball it and mark the nut and notch the input flange on the iff on where to retighten it to

either that or ill have to pay someone to do it and im a diyer
i dont want to pay for it

i also dont have $$$ to toss around buy a diff here a diff there and such

The input shaft isn't hard to replace as long as you have an impact gun. I was kinda lucky to have one of the techs at work show me how it's done in person.

Originally Posted by steven747 View Post
i have a 3.46 diff and its perfect if anything a tad too high with 1st being so short but i do like shifting a lot. unfortunately 85% of my driving is highway so i burn some oil but I'm happy.
Nice. If you do more highway driving then a 3.46 is a better option.

Originally Posted by Andy2108 View Post
I'm running 4:10's with 285/30/19 tires (big tires).

Shush your whining
That must be fun!]

Originally Posted by PEI330Ci View Post
Oh...and the "$300 here, $600 there" scenario will turn into "$3000 here, $6000 there". I've had an enourmous amount of labor put into my car. (Luckily the majority of it was done by myself) Also, I've spent over $5k on my tool set since I started my project. You've been warned...
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