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Hi, does anybody know if our driveshafts are symmetrical? Here in the UK, we have availability of the CV joints on their own and from what I've found, it appears that some are showing the inner and outer joints as being the same part.. would this be right?
 

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Yes CVs are the same, Id be interested to know what you are paying.
Here they are about 100 Pounds, US$170
 

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I've not had a chance to really investigate all the possible sources, but for aquick one, you can get them on Ebay as a pattern part for £35ish including delivery in the UK per joint, yes, it's nice living closer to Italy than you guys ;-)
 

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Thanks for that ebay link, even with shipping that's some savings.
I don't know about 4 cylinder 75s but the Alfetta GTV four cylinder applications are smaller than the V6 applications.
 

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Thats kinda what I was thinking, that it would be in line with the size difference of the guibos etc. I think I need to give my friend at the part shop a call and flick through some application guides
 

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Yeah, they are made by Lobro. A quick google showed hundreds of applications with some as low as US$19. so if you can get a cross reference you might be able to save a bundle. I dont have any apart right now, so I dont have a part number.
Let us know if you come across an app. that works for Alfa 75s
 

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The CV are the same but keep the shaft an the same side. They tend to snap when switched. The VW guys have a tone of info on this. I guess they get a bit of permanent twist in them. And if you try to untwist them they snap.
If I remember right the alfa use the normal 930(maybe 934) type that any buggy shop has.
but you need the right boots. The cone shaped type not the box shaped type.


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They're just CV shafts. Take them anywhere to get rebuilt with new boots for $80.00 US. That is, if we're talking abbout the same thing. Driveshafts are a different animal.
 

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Half shafts

The 4 cyl uses smaller, lighter half-shafts and CV assemblies with a smaller attachment bolt circle. Significantly lighter than the V6 ones and I & customers use these instead of the V6 for racing applications. That mod requires changing the outer stub axle (Inner) to Alfetta type to match CV joints. Same with inner adaptor at transaxle. Plenty strong...

The V6 axles come in two different lengths because of change in design of the adaptor at the transaxle end.
 

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. . .The 4 cyl uses smaller, lighter half-shafts and CV assemblies with a smaller attachment bolt circle. Significantly lighter than the V6 ones and I & customers use these instead of the V6 for racing applications. That mod requires changing the outer stub axle (Inner) to Alfetta type to match CV joints. Same with inner adaptor at transaxle. Plenty strong...
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Good information. Thanks.

What reason did the factory feel the need to beef these up then? Curious.
 

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I did not know they had 2 sizes. but I bet they are still common part. I am guessing Type 2

the VW/buggy stuff goes Type 1, Type 2 then the 930.
 
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