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2008 - MX-5 - DriveLine/Axle

DRIVELINE/AXLE TECHNICAL DATA



Item

Specification

Maximum front wheel bearing play

0.05 mm {0.002 in}

Maximum rear wheel bearing play

0.05 mm {0.002 in}

Drive shaft length

Left side: 778.5—788.5 {30.65—31.04}

Right side: 818.5—828.5 {32.22—32.62}

Differential oil

Grade: API service GL-5

Viscosity: SAE 90, SAE 80W-90, SAE 75W-90 (Not available from Mazda)

Capacity (approx. quantity):

0.6—0.8 L {0.63— 0.85 US qt, 0.53—0.70 Imp qt}

Backlash of pinion gear and side gear

0.1 mm {0.004 in} or less

Differential pinion height

0.038 mm {0.0015 in} or less

Differential drive pinion preload

1.3—1.8 N·m {14—18 kgf·cm, 12.1—15.6 in·lbf}

Backlash of drive pinion and ring gear

Standard: 0.09—0.11 mm {0.0035—0.0043 in}

Minimum value: 0.05 mm {0.0020 in} or more

Variance: 0.07 mm {0.0028 in} or less

Propeller shaft maximum runout

0.6 mm {0.024 in}

Propeller shaft initial torque (Reference value)

0.29—0.98 N·m




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