Diff weight/dimensions

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#1 Diff weight/dimensions

Post by Hotrod » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:31 pm

A quick query, he said hopefully...can anyone tell me the weight and approx dimensions of a diff? Need to know to organize a courier. Many thanks. Rod

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#2 Re: Diff weight/dimensions

Post by tim wood » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:38 pm

I was told 38kg for a bare diff.
Certainly felt it !
Series 1 FHC purchased 40 years ago. Courted my wife in it.
Series 1 2+2 when the kids were small now sold.
Series 1.5 OTS in opalescent maroon, Californian car. My retirement present.

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#3 Re: Diff weight/dimensions

Post by mgcjag » Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:43 pm

Someone on Jaglovers weighed it at 90lb.......the one on my bench is 18in wide (inc studs) 18in long, 12 in high..Steve
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#4 Re: Diff weight/dimensions

Post by Hotrod » Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:52 pm

Many thanks both, that's really helpful.
Rod

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#5 Re: Diff weight/dimensions

Post by tim wood » Mon Dec 07, 2020 1:51 pm

Just picked up my diff from Alan Slawson. Looks superb and probably good for another 50 years.
Asked Alan about the weight. 48 kg was his answer and he should know, he’s lifted more of them than most of us.
Series 1 FHC purchased 40 years ago. Courted my wife in it.
Series 1 2+2 when the kids were small now sold.
Series 1.5 OTS in opalescent maroon, Californian car. My retirement present.

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