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Originally Posted by basher View Post
Yes sorry using the car back end for a trike conversion.
The bmw rear is quite wide and i would like to cut about 18" out of it and shorten the shafts 9" each side. Can't remember but there are 4 or 5 arms which hold the hubs in place which is why i was thinking it may be easier to just start with the diff,shafts and hubs and go from there.
You're probably looking at the E36 3 series? If you went to the older E30 the suspension would be easier to shorten.

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