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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 06-18-2013, 11:36 PM
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busted small case diff good for anything?

I have a busted small case diff out of a 318 at the scrap yard. Can the housing be used for anything or is it bin material ? pinion and ring gears have chunks out of them from the broken spider gears flying around
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:17 AM
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So its no use for anyone wanting to put a lsd ring and pinion gear in?
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Your thread title indicated the case was damaged along with the gears. "Busted case diff". If it's not damaged, yes, it can be used to build another diff.
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