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Ordering 930 Axles for mendola transmission.

database00

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I raised my trailing arms so the flange is the same height as the stub axle.
Came out to be 23.75 inches on both right and left. Currently my transmission is 1 inch towards the front of the car then the stub axles. from what I have read you take out .25 inch for wiggle room and that is what your axel length is.
this kit is the cheapest. but I lose out on 1/2 inch on axle. $529
23" AXLE ASSEMBLY, 930 CV Joints

I could get 23.5 axles but they cost 300 more to make my own combo.
Heavy Duty 300M Axles 23-1/2" Length 28 Splines-Porsche 930 Cv Joints

I also found a deal for a complete kit for a 24 inch axle $529
but I am assuming I would have to move my transmission forward more to fit 24 inch axles.

Can anyone tell me how far forward I would have to move my transmission to fit 24 inches. I am assuming I would need to stretch my 23.75 another .5 to hit 4.25 and fit 24 inch axles. But I am just trying not to move my transmission more then 3 inches from center of stub axles as that is when thing start to break. or so I heard.

What would you guys recommend?
 

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partybarge_pilot

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Buy the 24's. The fine somebody with a lathe to shorten them 1/2" and put the snap ring groove back in. Not hard, have done it many times.

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Since your trans mounts are not finalized right now, I would just move the trans forward more.
 

partybarge_pilot

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Also, it looks like your trans could move down a ways. I would give it about 1/4" from the bottom of the tubes to the bottom of the trans.
 

database00

Member
It just looks that way from the angle. I plan on putting a skid plate attached to the tubes and there is no more then 1/2 an inch from where the skid plate will be to the bottom of the transmission. But good looking out.
 

database00

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Anyone know is the chomoly 930 axles are good enough for 400hp? will I land up breaking them and I should just get 300M axles. They are just 200 more expensive.
 

partybarge_pilot

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400HP? The CV's will explode before the axles. This will be a good thing as CV's are a lot cheaper than transmissions.
 

database00

Member
HAHA, crap so many limitations, the more I get into this project. every time I think I have a plan 2 more problems come up. at least it would be a turbo 400 so parts will be moving before the boost kicks in LOL
 
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