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Old 03-14-2008, 02:34 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by ScotcH View Post
This is not really something for a diy without proper tools ... you need to set the torque just right or something ... preload on the gears, whatever. I'd have a shop do it, or just pick up a 6 bolt driveshaft (Fil probably has one for cheaper than a shop will charge you).
That's right.... there is a crush washer on the input flange that applies the correct pressure on the diff internals. Too tight and it'll bind, too loose and you'll have too much lash in the gears. It's not worth risking an LSD on the DIY. Just take it somewhere reputable... shouldn't cost much if you've got both diffs out of the car.
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