With the wheels on it is finally starting to feel like a real car! Still completely in love with multi-piece BBS RS wheels. 20lbs at 17″x11.5″!
One of the finished diff mount bushings, however the cross slide on my lathe wasn`t tight enough so the finish isn`t as good as I`d like.
Diff cleaned up, and painted with some high-temp black, looks a little nicer than the cast grey steel with surface rust.
Bushings slot right in nicely. Will make the diff move around less under torque.
The diff is actually out of a JDM RX-7 TII and has the 4.10 rear ratio and the clutch pack type limited slip differential.
With that done I started the re-assembly of the rear suspension and drivetrain.
Can`t wait to get it back in the car!
I also picked up a TII driveshaft that was custom made out of aluminum. Only shaves off 4-5lbs at the most, but when that weight is rotating weight, every bit helps.