How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by PillowSmuggler » Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:18 am

You could be right Ian; I thought it was more of a servo system with a motor driving a wormgear/gearchain to load the clutch so would remain at the set level when power was removed but I'm happy to be wrong 8-)
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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by Bodsy » Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:42 am

it is a motor as you explain, but I thought removal of power released the locking ball bearings back? Unless we want to take one apart to find out! But the simple test of turning it as before will find out. :thumbright:
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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by PillowSmuggler » Fri Jun 19, 2015 11:50 am

Well much as I'd like to take one apart, I'm afraid I don't have one on mine so I can't get my hands dirty.
Your point about turning the axle is valid though :thumbright:
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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by Honda10 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:45 pm

Bodsy wrote:I'm pleased to announce the latest How To from disco3club.co.uk

Following Spooky's stirling efforts to challenge Land Rover's "you can't do that" statement, the following Link contains the details on How To - Retrofit an Active Rear Diff to a Disco3.

http://www.disco3club.co.uk/gallery/dis ... =20&pos=11
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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by pja77 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:07 pm

Hi, I am currently looking to fit an e diff to my d3 does anyone know if the d4 rear diff and ecu can be used on a d3?

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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by anglefire » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:04 pm

Will all depend on ratios for the physical fitment at least (My be a different design I don't know!) - but the ECU is unlikely to work as they have different comms protocols on the D4 compared to the D3.
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Re: How to, Retro Fit an Active Rear Diff

Post by pja77 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:58 pm

hi thanks I kind of thought that the electronic side was a long shot

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