Hardened Axle Identification

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Hardened Axle Identification

Postby lowkey1 » Tue May 08, 2007 10:12 am

Can someone tell me how to identify the later hardened axles by the markings cast into the flange? I want to upgrade the ones I have in my MKII since I now have a stronger 1298cc engine. I have disc wheels.
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Postby fastvee » Tue May 08, 2007 12:26 pm

The late model axles are BTA 806, and there was a factory competition axle, BTA 940. Sure would love to find a set of those!
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Postby 60Bugger » Tue May 08, 2007 9:32 pm

I have Dufor AS 473 axels in my bugeye. I was told they were an aftermarket half shaft out of OZ. They get the power delivered via a 1380, datsun 5 speed and a limited slip. Haven't broke them yet and my driving is "spirited" I don't do brake stands either though;)

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Re: Hardened Axle Identification

Postby mgmidgetmike » Fri Oct 31, 2008 6:28 pm

If there is any interest, I have a nice pair of BTA940 factory competition axles for sale...$500 + shipping.
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