Originally Posted by 2big bronco
No they are cast aluminum centers and huge piles. Grand vitara ones do exist but in my searches are hard to come by and you still end up with an aluminum third that wont take a conventional locker. I have seen several good writeups on building your own and it looks pretty straight forward.
From what I read 03+ grand vitara and xl7 should have steel housing and 3rd.
I ordered the Toyota cv kit...... This thing is starting to snowball
I may call around to wrecking yards for an xl7 diff, or just wait for it to blow.
What about using a sidekick rear axle as a donor for a front housing?