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 Post subject: Good diff place
Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 10:29 pm 
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Gday just wondering if anyones knows of a good diff place to rebuild a diff in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 1:52 pm 
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just got a quote from trans diff in Kilsyth

New LSD centre $740, rerace $500, pull the diff out of the car and labour $240 and 3.9 gears $640

$2120 $2320 inc gst.

Sounds like a s**t load???

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:01 pm 
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$740 for an LSD!?!?!?!?! Get a Lokka! $500, no wearing out. If you don't beleive me in hnow good they are, ask EVL098

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:02 pm 
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If you ment Bayswater your right.
I think we are talking about the same place.
Have been told to use bayswater diffs but haven't tried them yet.
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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:08 pm 
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theres a bloke in sunbry who will rebuild a diff for 250. ill be getting mine done in a few weeks.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:11 pm 
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yeah its the same place they have moved to Kilsyth

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:23 pm 
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67RCE wrote:
$740 for an LSD!?!?!?!?! Get a Lokka! $500, no wearing out. If you don't beleive me in hnow good they are, ask EVL098


doesn't it skip around corners though?? i dont want it to kick out sideways while im taking a corner fast

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:31 pm 
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SUpa trik in dandenong have always done mine and i never had a problem ever.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:38 pm 
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GeZza200 wrote:
67RCE wrote:
$740 for an LSD!?!?!?!?! Get a Lokka! $500, no wearing out. If you don't beleive me in hnow good they are, ask EVL098


doesn't it skip around corners though?? i dont want it to kick out sideways while im taking a corner fast

Nope, it will lock if you absolutely bury it, otherwise, it acts like on open centre. I can do hill runs in mine without stepping out, driving as hard as I can. They never single spin, so if you need traction, you either have traction or wheelspin. I want to get another lokka for my soon to be daily EL.....

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:47 pm 
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so how dose a locka feel driving then? why use it over a lsd?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:51 pm 
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a Lokka feels normal to drive, they are better than an LSD as they don't wear out. also, the are more predictable, as you KNOW what they are going to do for a given throttle application.

 

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51TER - DL LTD. Stock.

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:56 pm 
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are they legal?

 

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soon to get: AU diff, upc 330mm brakes, Vapor LPG injection.

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:58 pm 
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Brockyb8 wrote:
SUpa trik in dandenong have always done mine and i never had a problem ever.


just got a quote from them for $1950, rebuilt LSD centre $500, diff gear $750, and the build of the diff with new bearings $650.

not sure what do to here i was hoping to spend around $1500ish

 

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EL Futura: CVE head, Wolf V500, ICE Ignition and Coil, 36lb injectors, Walbro 255lb, Paci comps, 3" exhaust, T5, Harrop Truetrac with 3.9s. Now with 198.9rwkw, (~185rwkw and 13.80 @99.1mph) with more power to come

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:16 pm 
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whats goin on with the diff you have now?

 

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eaton M112 supercharger, lowered a tad, extractors, 2.5" exhaust, T5 , custom SureCam supercharger cam, 3.45 lokka, 2 piece tailshaft, poyair bags in the back, TSS front Skirt, Sprint skirts, XR wagon spoiler.
soon to get: AU diff, upc 330mm brakes, Vapor LPG injection.

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 Post subject: Re: Good diff place
Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:17 pm 
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buy the gears from ebay seller username "vicmelboz"

i bought my diff gears from him, and they were in very good condition for used gears. The savings there should bring you to your $1500 bugdet

although i still think its overpriced..... here an ebay listing for brand new LSD for $550

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Borgwarner-Heavy ... 439fa23dd5
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