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Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:30 pm 
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I have an EF, i want to change the diff angle slightly, as I've lowered it and never gotten around to doing something about the angle.
Will EL arms both upper and lower fit and fix it slightly or fully?
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Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:39 pm 
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not sure but u could redrill new holes, which is whats been done on my ED with ultra lows

 

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Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:42 pm 
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i wouldnt feel confident and safe doing that, and can get hold of trailing arms for next to nothing but before i get them i wanna see if anyone has done it and whether or not they change the angle.

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Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 11:08 pm 
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With the car raised level on stands, I'd remove the rear bolts on the upper arms and rotate the diff to where it looks right and measure the distance from the front bolts to the rear hole. Check that against the length of the EL uppers, should give you a good idea if it will work.
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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 8:38 am 
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This is a pic of the upper brackets on an EL diff housing.

 

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 10:38 am 
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from the looks of it the EL arms are shorter and should help the problem I think.

is the diff angling down or up at the front when lowered?

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:13 am 
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I have EF II Ghia upper and lower arms on my EL Ghia. (as you know this helps with the angle as arms are differant length) Sounds like your doing the oppisite thou??? That turns the diff 'down'.

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:23 am 
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It won't work. Different angles and the EF arms are about one inch longer.

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 6:51 pm 
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so am i right just leaving it as it is, as im pretty sure its angled up at the front?

 

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Posted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 7:34 pm 
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Just re-read my post, if you read it at all, I've done it.
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