What diffs fit mx5?
What diffs fit mx5?
What is this “Torsen” thing you speak of? Torsen is the brand name of the limited slip differential available in Miatas from 1994-2005. The name comes from the term Torque-Sensing, and is gear driven, unlike other types of LSD’s which are viscous or clutch type.
How do I know if my Miata has a Torsen diff?
The foolproof way is to pull the stub axle on the type 1 or the drive axle on the type two. If you don’t see a bar and can see directly thru the diff. it is a Torsen. If there is a bar, (spider gears) it’s an open.
Which mx5 has Torsen?
The 1994 and 1995 Miata have a Type I Torsen, which is the traditional worm gear unit. This device can be manufactured with a torque bias between about 2.5 and 5.0. The unit in the Miata is designed to about 2.5 or a little more.
What kind of differential does a Mazda MX 5 use?
Take note that the differential in the turbocharged Mazdaspeed Miata (delivered in the US) and the turbocharged SE MX-5 (in Australia) received a different Torsen centre – these cars were also delivered with larger diameter axles (see also – Honda S2000 below). The axle hole of a Torsen Type I diff has a hole all the way through.
Is the Honda are type Torsen the same as the Mazda MX 5?
The exception being the turbocharged Mazdaspeed Miata (delivered in the US) and the turbocharged SE MX-5 (in Australia) which received the same diameter axles and differential centre. Note that the Honda R-type Torsen also has a clutch disk which is used to pre-load the worm gear.
Where did the Miata Torsen differential get its name?
Torsen is the brand name of the limited slip differential available in Miatas from 1994-2005. The name comes from the term Tor que- Sen sing, and is gear driven, unlike other types of LSD’s which are viscous or clutch type.
What kind of differential do I need for a Mazda Torsen?
Alternate option, swap in the whole differential including the aluminum housing to make life a little easier: 1994-2005: Upgrading to a 2004-2005 Mazdaspeed Torsen, you’ll need: Full Mazdaspeed differential with aluminum housing and both Mazdaspeed axles: