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Re: Diff Woes

To: Bill Babcock <>
Subject: Re: Diff Woes
From: "Jack W. Drews" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 11:33:12 -0600
The local shop that does my diff work has a spreader that works on TR 
diffs. It must be fairly universal since they don't work on any other 
foreign cars.

At 11:22 AM 11/28/2004, greg wrote:
>      Find someone who does Volvo or early Jeep work. The case spreaders 
> for those rear ends - Dana 30? - are useable for the TR.
>Bill Babcock wrote:
>>I'm trying to pull my differential from the housing. In the past I've been
>>able to do this without the factory spreader--it just takes some wiggling
>>and patience. But this time it won't come out. I suspect that when Mr.
>>Yarwood stuck my new LSD in he shimmed it tighter than I usually do. I made
>>a homemade spreader and tried that, but no go. All I can get it to do is
>>shift a tiny bit, and that after I looped a cable behind the diff and set up
>>a lever contraption to put a mighty tug on it. Any ideas?

uncle jack 

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