'97 BD 2.0 AWD - Swap MT front axles with AT axles?

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'97 BD 2.0 AWD - Swap MT front axles with AT axles?

Post by SubOnno » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:08 am

I can't find this in the search field;

I can get 2 front CV axles from a MT Legacy 1 2.0 AWD from 1994
Do they fit a AT 2.0 AWD Legacy II from 1997 ?

It's a 600 dollar car with a CV joint rattle right front.

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Are non-turbo CV axles swappable from MT to AT and backwards?
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Re: '97 BD 2.0 AWD - Swap MT front axles with AT axles?

Post by mike-tracy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:03 pm

The answer is yes to all you questions.
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Josh Colombo wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2002 10:23 am
Wait....I'm confused now.

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Re: '97 BD 2.0 AWD - Swap MT front axles with AT axles?

Post by SubOnno » Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:07 pm

That is great, then I'll buy the MT axles from a parts car which drove rattle free!
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Onno from the Netherlands!
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Re: '97 BD 2.0 AWD - Swap MT front axles with AT axles?

Post by mike-tracy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:32 pm

Between the first and second generation legacy there is a lot of parts interchange. The parts may not be identical (FWD legacys got thicker front axles from the factory, but in the last 20+ years, most likely owners have changed them out for AWD axles) but they do swap for each other.
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Josh Colombo wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2002 10:23 am
Wait....I'm confused now.

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