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If anyone has ordered a quaife rear end, can you let me know what came with it? I appears in all the web pictures that there is no ring gear. I can't imagine it running without one. Did the pinion gear come with it? What else did you have to purchase to installit? I would imagine that a professional installation would be preferable. I would appreciate any answers any one may have.

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Bob Joseph
 

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Quaife rear end

The Quaife is sold as just the center section, no bearings, alignment spacers or ring gear. I'm using the stock 3.44 ring gear and pinion aligned for correct backlash in a '72 rear end. If you go to a higher ratio, you'll have to use a spacer between the ring gear and center section. HTH
 

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quaife are doing a production run of atb diffs at the end of feb any 1 wanting 1 should get on to www.quaifeamerica.com and laugh at the price
they are £525 so its some thing to nudge them with
this is from there web page for it :mad: www.quaife.co.uk
ppostage from uk works out at about £60
ATB Differentials
The unique design of the QUAIFE patented A.T.B. differential provides smooth constant traction for racing or slippery road conditions.

Suitable as a replacement for any rear or four wheel drive application, these differentials have the added benefit of no adverse effect on the steering of a front wheel drive vehicle. The A.T.B. differential is widely used from Formula 1 to emergency vehicles and public utilities where all weather mobility is essential.
Available to suit a very wide range of vehicles, including Ford, BMW, Mercedes, Land Rover/Range Rover and light commercials. The differential progressively locks as torque increases; there are no plates or clutches to wear out as more conventional limited-slip designs. Is particularly effective in combating the effects of FWD torque steer.



The Ultimate Differential

The QUAIFE Automatic Torque Biasing Differential enables your car to accelerate quicker and corner faster.
How? By getting the power to the ground!

The QUAIFE Differential powers both drive wheels under nearly all conditions, instead of just one.

With an ordinary open differential, standard on most cars, a lot of precious power is wasted during wheel spin under acceleration. This happens because the open differential shifts power to the wheel with less grip, along the path of least resistance.



The QUAIFE, however, does just the opposite. It senses which wheel has better grip, and biases the power to that wheel. It does this smoothly and constantly, and without ever completely removing power from the other wheel.
In cornering, while accelerating out of a turn, the QUAIFE biases greater power to the outside wheel, reducing inside-wheel spin. This allows the driver to begin accelerating earlier, exiting the corner at a higher speed.



The QUAIFE also controls loss of traction when the drive wheels are on slippery surfaces such as ice and snow or mud, providing the appropriate biased traction needed to overcome these adverse conditions. The QUAIFE Differential provides constant and infinitely variable drive. Power is transferred automatically without the use of normal friction pads or plates seen in other limited-slip designs.


The QUAIFE'S unique design offers maximum traction, improves handling and steering, and puts the power where it is needed most. A definite advantage whether on the track or on the street.

The QUAIFE is extremely strong and durable and since the Quaife is gear operated, it has no plates or clutches that can wear out and need costly replacement.

The QUAIFE is great for street driving or racing. Racers don't have to put up with locking mechanisms or spools that tear the steering wheel out of their hands when cornering. Because it behaves like an open differential during ordinary driving, street drivers will have trouble telling it's there until pushing the cars limits.

The QUAIFE has been proven in everything from SCCA Rally to Formula 1. It provides autocrossers with such an advantage, it has become "required" equipment for a winning effort.

Expand your vehicle's limits with the QUAIFE Differential!

QUAIFE'S Current Stock List

If the one you require is not listed - please contact us and if we have not manufactured it yet, QUAIFE will look into the possibilities of manufacturing a batch for you.

Alfa Romeo 156 V6
Alfa Romeo 164 / 155
Audi (Front), Coupe GT, 4000 Quattro, Quattro Coupe (016/093 trans)
Audi (Front), A4 2WD (pre–1999, 012 transmission)
Audi (Rear), A4 Quattro Audi A3 1.8 / 1.8T / Tdi (02J transmission)
Austin Healey 3000
Austin Healey Sprite
Birkin
BMW 2002, 318i, 320i
BMW Z3 4 cyl, 318ti (E36 compact)
BMW 325i (E30,E36), 525–535I (E28,E34), 633–635csi, 735i
BMW M3 4 cyl (E30), M3 6 cyl (E36), Z3 6 cylinder
BMW 325e (E30), 528e (E28), 328i (E36)
BMW M5, M6, V12
BMW 540i (E39)
Caterham (De’Dion axle)
Caterham (English axle)
Caterham (Ital / Marina axle)
Chrysler Viper V10
Chrysler Sebring, Cirrus
Citroën ZX (BE3 gearbox)
Dana 44 Dodge Neon, Avenger, Stratus
Dodge Shelby FWD (555 / 568 transmission)
Ford 9”
Ford Atlas (Capri or ZF spline)
Ford Atlas ZF spline (Pad type)
Ford Cortina MK3,4 & 5
Ford English
Ford Escort / Sierra 6 1 / 2 ” 4X4 heavy duty front differential case
Ford Escort / Sierra 6 1 / 2 ” 4X4 front
Ford Escort Cosworth rear (including flanges)
Ford ‘BC’ Type – Escort / Fiesta / Focus / Ka / Puma
Ford Explorer (4x4) front
Ford MT75 centre (runs with QUAIFE dog engagement gearkit only)
Ford MTX 75 / Contour (USA) / Focus / Mondeo / RS2000
Ford Mustang 8.8”
Ford Mustang (live axle)
Ford Probe GT V6
Ford Sierra 7”
Ford Sierra Cosworth 7 1 / 2 ” rear (including flanges)
Ford Sierra Cosworth 7 1 / 2 ” front (including shafts)
Ford Sierra 9” (including flanges)
Ford Taurus SHO V6 Hewland FT (Formula Atlantic) (with alloy end cover)
Hewland MK9 (Formula 3) (with alloy end cover)
Hewland MK9 (Formula 3)
Honda Civic / CRX (90–91) Si, plus non Si / EX (88–99) 35mm bearings
Honda Civic CRX Si / EX models 88–99, except 90–91 Si 40mm bearings
Honda Civic / del sol VTEC dohc / Integra GS / LS 90–00,Integra GS–R 92–93
Honda Civic Si 1999–2000 VTEC dohc
Honda Civic City
Honda Accord 1990–97, Prelude 1992–96, Prelude 1997–00 (except SH)
Honda Acura Integra GS–R 1994–2000
Isuzu Piazza RWD
Isuzu Impulse / Piazza FWD / Lotus Elan SE Turbo M100
Isuzu Saturn (all S series)
Jaguar saloon / E type (independent rear suspension)
Land Rover Freelander
Land Rover / Range Rover LT230R centre
Land Rover / Range Rover LT230T centre
Land Rover / Range Rover
Land Rover 110 (Salisbury rear axle)
Lotus Elan (English)
Lotus Elise (PG1)
Lotus Elite Climax
Lotus Europa 4 speed
Lotus Europa 5 speed
Mazda 626 (FWD)
Mazda Protégé
MG Midget (A Series)
MGA / MGB (Banjo axle)
MGB (Salisbury axle)
MGB V8 / MGC
Mini Cooper S MK3 drive flange
Mini Cooper S
Mitsubishi Eclipse / Talon 4X4 (centre)
Mitsubishi Eclipse / Talon 4X4 (front)
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2WD turbo
Mitsubishi Eclipse 2WD non turbo
Mitsubishi Pajero / Shogun (IRS rear)
Morgan V8
Morris Marina
Nissan R180 240–280Z (110mm crownwheel)
Nissan R180 240–280Z (115mm crownwheel)
Nissan R200 280–300Z (fits both 10mm & 12mm bolts)
Nissan Maxima
Nissan Primera SR20DE, Sentra SER, NX2000, 200SX SER, Infiniti G20
Nissan Skyline GTR (front)
Opel Manta / GT / Ascona
Peugeot 205 / 306 / 309 Gti, 405 Mi 16
Peugeot 505
Porsche 911 / 901
Porsche 911 / 915 (coarse or fine spline) 924 Turbo (fine spline)
Porsche 944
Porsche Boxster
Porsche G50 / 996
Renault 30 / Alpine (UN1 gearbox)
Rover (PG1): 216,220,418,420,620,820, Maestro 2.0, MGF, Montego 2.0
Rover SD1
Saab 9000 85-93MY
Saab New 900 94MY ONLY
Saab 9000 94MY and 95MY ONLY
Saab New 900 95-98MY 9-3 98MY-Current
Saab 9000 96-98MY
Saab 9-5 Viggen
Seat Ibiza (with VW 02A transmission)
Seat Ibiza (with VW 02J transmission (bolt in flanges)
Skoda Octavia (with VW 02A transmision)
Skoda Octavia (with VW 02J transmission (bolt in flanges)
Subaru Impreza / Legacy (front)
Subaru Impreza / Legacy (rear) not STi
Toyota 2000 Celica GT–S 6 speed
Toyota Celica / MR2 Spyder
Toyota Corolla (FWD AE92)
Toyota MR2 (non turbo)
Toyota MR2 (turbo)
Triumph Dolomite Sprint
Triumph GT6
Triumph Herald
Tri umph Spitfire
Triumph Stag, TR2,TR3,TR3A,TR4A,TR5,TR6
Triumph TR7 4 speed
Triumph TR7 5 speed / TR8
Triumph Vitesse Vauxhall Astra / Kadett (F16 / F18 / F20 / F28-2WD only)
Vauxhall Corsa / Nova (F10 / F13 / F15 / F17)
Vauxhall Cavalier / Calibra (F25)
Vauxhall F28 4x4 (front)
Volvo 240
Volvo Amazon ( 8 bolt crownwheel)
Volvo Amazon (10 bolt crownwheel)
VW 02M121C 4WD
VW 02M121D 2WD
VW Beetle (new) Golf / Corrado / Jetta / Passat / Vento (with 02A transmission)
VW Beetle (new) / Golf / Corrado / Jetta / Passat / Vento (with 02J transmission – bolt in flanges)
VW Beetle 1302 / 1303
VW Beetle swing axle
VW Golf / Jetta / Passat / Scirocco (8v with 020 rod change transmission)
VW Golf / Jetta / Passat / Scirocco (16v with 020 rod change transmission)



QUAIFE A.T.B. differentials are available throughout the world from various QUAIFE agents. The QUAIFE'S distributor in the U.S. is Quaife America.
 

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just gave myself a shock
i've had 19 cars off that list
now i know why im broke :D
 

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RE: Quaife rear for Opels

IMPORTANT!! Everyone should be aware that the version they offer is for the 3.18/3.44 gear sets only. Not a bad thing, but if you want to use 3.67 (33:9) or higher ratios, you'll have to use a 4mm spacer as R-Bob said in another post and I said earlier in this thread.
 

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Interesting Otto....the Quaife differential I have is for the 3.67 and numerically higher! But that was from many years ago, and they said thjey didn't have an application for the 3.44's. Hmmm, they must've decided there are a lot more 3.44 equipped cars out there.

Bob
 

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RallyBob said:
Interesting Otto....the Quaife differential I have is for the 3.67 and numerically higher!
Phew! It's a relief you said that, Bob.... now I'm sure the one I have is for 3.67-up, too. At the time several years ago, the dealer said I would need to take "5mm off" if I wanted to use 3.44 and numerically lower.

Thought I was going crazy since I knew I didn't have a 4mm shim in there.
:eek:
 

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RallyBob said:
Interesting Otto....the Quaife differential I have is for the 3.67 and numerically higher! But that was from many years ago, and they said thjey didn't have an application for the 3.44's. Hmmm, they must've decided there are a lot more 3.44 equipped cars out there.
Bob
I spoke with Dave Stoner(auto-Xer from PA) about 5 years who had just purchased the last Quaife of the last batch. He decided to send it back as he didn't want to go to the effort of removing any material off from his stock parts. I don't think Quaife changed the design...

I've always wondered what happened to him. He was a regular at the Carlisle show until 4 or 5 years ago and I've not seen him since. Though I didn't make it last year.

-Travis
 

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Without looking closely, I wouldn't have recognized him. Looks like he's lost some weight.

I hope to see him, and possibly race him in a few months...

-Travis
 

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Quaife-England

RallyBob said:
Interesting Otto....the Quaife differential I have is for the 3.67 and numerically higher! But that was from many years ago, and they said thjey didn't have an application for the 3.44's. Hmmm, they must've decided there are a lot more 3.44 equipped cars out there.

Bob
Quaife-England and Demon Tweeks, also in England, told me at the time I purchased it there that it was for the 3.44 gears and I measured it against my stock center section, to which it is identical. That's why I bought that 4mm spacer from you, Bob . . . remember? This way, no matter how I eventually decide to go, I'm set.

Quaife-NA wasn't too interested in my business at the time, seeing it was for an Opel, and they said they'd have to get it from England in any case, as they had none in stock. I ordered it from Demon Tweeks, Quaife's distributor there, on Monday morning, paid $587 including shipping and it was here at my door in Texas on Wednesday at ~5:30PM! :eek: Needless to say, I was flabbergasted. ;)
 

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I ordered it from Demon Tweeks, Quaife's distributor there, on Monday morning, paid $587 including shipping and it was here at my door in Texas on Wednesday at ~5:30PM! :eek: Needless to say, I was flabbergasted. ;)
Yea, Demon Tweeks (UK) rocks! I found out about them in '85, and have found that often they are not only cheaper than buying comparable parts from the US (even with shipping), but often the same parts can be had quicker than ordering from US parts sources! They know how to keep the customer happy. Great selection too. Too bad the weakening dollar has lessened the savings ratio though.

Bob
 

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tekenaar said:
Quaife-England and Demon Tweeks, also in England, told me at the time I purchased it there that it was for the 3.44 gears .... .....paid $587 including shipping and it was here at my door in Texas on Wednesday at ~5:30PM! :eek: Needless to say, I was flabbergasted. ;)

I read this yesterday and since I am verry interested in an LSD unit for my car,I emailed Demon Tweeks asking for a price quote and got this ... :mad:

Dear Sir,
Thank you for your enquiry, however I cannot supply to you.
Quiafe have dealers in America, you need to contact them with your requirements.
[email protected] is the address you need to try.

Regards,

Steve Kerr.
Export Sales.


Looks like you(tekenaar) got a great deal...
 

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Demon Tweeks and Quaife

Steve Kerr is the same guy I dealt with at the time, but the Quaife WAS still listed for Manta A (Vauxhall) back then . . . it's NOT! listed now, in their 2005 Catalog. :(
 

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Quaife Pricing

Sorry for the mistake on the price for the Quaife. They're not $600, they list for $1,495.

Makes the one that I sold for $625, seem like a bargain. Bill H., you got a deal! What's new in Wisconsin?

Later....
 

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Quaife-US

When I talked with them at the time, the Ascona/Manta A unit was listed at ~$1225 here at the time and, even at that price, they were just not terribly interested in getting one for me! :( Sometimes it pays to check ALL sources that may be available! :eek:
 

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I guess I should feel guilty for buying my new Quaife for $380 back when the exchange rate was better, Rodney Quaife was still alive, and Quaife sold stuff to the US direct.
 

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I have been in correspondence with Bill at Bildon Motorsport <[email protected]> the past week concerning purchase of a Quaife LSD. Bildon's price is $1350.00 delivered. I also asked him about the 3.44/3.67 issue -- he contacted Quaife NA who is waiting on a reply/clarification from Quaife UK -- "probably Monday." I asked Bildon about a discount on an order of multiple units, but they haven't responded.
I'll keep you posted.

Ken

PS -- Baz, thanks for your checking/researching Quaife UK for pricing and availability.
 

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ken i will ring them tomorrow and ask if you want its a local toll #
 
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