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Old 10-22-2017, 09:32 PM   #1
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Tiptronic axle spacers?

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I'm in need of some axle spacers to account for the shift in the transaxle as a result of the V8 swap. Tarett Engineering offers this kit for $180, which I find to be very steep for a couple of aluminum spacers.

After some researching, I ran into 996 factory spacers that are used on tiptronic gearboxes. The part number is 996-332-229-01. I can get these for $28 a pop from my local deal plus another $25 for the bolts. Is this essentially the same as the Tarett spacer? Is the tiptronic bolt pattern same as manual?

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Old 10-23-2017, 04:23 AM   #2
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You could drop by your local machine shop to get them done for cheaper, but not much I'm sure. If you send me a drawing I can get those done for you but it won't be AL man (unavailable these days loll). Carbon steel (quenched) with class 12.9 bolts only.

I see about 2~3hrs of work including the CAD/CAM work. Roughly $80~$120+shipping

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You could drop by your local machine shop to get them done for cheaper, but not much I'm sure. If you send me a drawing I can get those done for you but it won't be AL man (unavailable these days loll). Carbon steel (quenched) with class 12.9 bolts only.

I see about 2~3hrs of work including the CAD/CAM work. Roughly $80~$120+shipping

Tippytronic here also
Hey, sorry I think my initial post was confusing. I have a manual transmission, but i noticed tiptronics use a spacer on the axles. I was wondering if could potentially use this spacer on my manual gearbox since they are pretty cheap from Porsche
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Did you figure this out?

The Tarett spacers are for the FRONT of a 996C4 if I recall correctly.. and they use a much smaller CV joint out of the front diff.

I did physically hand Tarett (Ira) a GT4CSMR PDK axle spacer to duplicate.. I'll follow up and see if he finished them!
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Did you figure this out?

The Tarett spacers are for the FRONT of a 996C4 if I recall correctly.. and they use a much smaller CV joint out of the front diff.

I did physically hand Tarett (Ira) a GT4CSMR PDK axle spacer to duplicate.. I'll follow up and see if he finished them!
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