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Listen to diff

I AM considering buying a Series 3 Nissan Skyline R31. In doing some research, I became aware the R31 experienced considerable problems with the differential. Do you know if the differential was fixed or was the actual design/replacement likely to prematurely fail as well?

YES, the Skyline did have some diff problems, so listen carefully for any noise coming from the diff when test driving. It's not a huge problem so don't be put off as replacement diffs can be bought for $200-$300.