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Old 29-11-2017, 09:24 AM
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The kit was $710 delivered to the U.K.

Fitting it completely depends on how bad your car is. I had all my bushes done at the same time so not sure what the price would be to just have the kit fitted.

My guess would be £750 - £1000 for just kit fitted. £2000 - £3000 plus if you back end is hanging off.
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Old 29-11-2017, 02:11 PM
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Is that the Randy Forbes’ strengthening kit? Looks like it’s a single eared version - didn’t realise he did that, thought he only had double eared strengthening kit.
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Yeah its Randy Forbes. His kit works with both single and double. Its up to you if you wanted to change to the other diff cover. I opted to keep it original, the car is never going to be tuned so single should now be fine and I didn't fancy forking out more money for the new diff cover etc.
I never knew this and never liked the twinned eared diff covers (even though they are no doubt superior) so this is good the know. Does this mean you can use the original back boxes or do they still need to be modified?
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Old 29-11-2017, 07:49 PM
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Thanks for the info Chris. It's preventative work that's on my to-do list
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Old 29-11-2017, 08:17 PM
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I never knew this and never liked the twinned eared diff covers (even though they are no doubt superior) so this is good the know. Does this mean you can use the original back boxes or do they still need to be modified?
Here’s a link to his website which kind of explains how the kit can be used for both single and double ear diffs.

http://www.spcarsplus.com/blog/

Yes the original exhaust works fine unless you change the diff cover. I thought it wouldn’t but it’s fine.

I ended buying another used exhaust that had only been on a car for only 10k miles. Sorry I should messaged you saying I wasn’t buying yours. It looked brand new until they tried to fit it. The brackets were bent and had to be fabricated to fit. The car it came from must of been crashed at the front and the exhaust forced back. Other from that it was perfect.
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Old 30-11-2017, 11:24 AM
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Here’s a link to his website which kind of explains how the kit can be used for both single and double ear diffs.

http://www.spcarsplus.com/blog/

Yes the original exhaust works fine unless you change the diff cover. I thought it wouldn’t but it’s fine.

I ended buying another used exhaust that had only been on a car for only 10k miles. Sorry I should messaged you saying I wasn’t buying yours. It looked brand new until they tried to fit it. The brackets were bent and had to be fabricated to fit. The car it came from must of been crashed at the front and the exhaust forced back. Other from that it was perfect.
No problem regarding the exhausts
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Old 30-11-2017, 11:26 AM
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Does the title of this thread need to be updated? any suggestions for something more descriptive
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Does the title of this thread need to be updated? any suggestions for something more descriptive
Tweaked the title slightly
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See post in "Good or ad dealer section" re boot floor repairs in the Midlands.

Don't worry, it needn't be terminal for your MC or cost a fortune to put right!
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