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Old 01-16-2011, 02:42 AM   #31
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I used to have the 4.1 clutch LSD and I swapped to a medium case 3.91 viscous before I swapped my motor. It may just be me, but in the cold it feels like the LSD doesn't work until it is a bit warm from driving/spinning. Once it's at operating temp I prefer the viscous to the clutch LSD I had. It feels like I can manage drifts easier.

As other have said, be careful around turns with the throttle until you're really used to it as you can go from a controlled slide to looking the opposite way fairly easily on some turns.

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Old 01-17-2011, 09:19 AM   #32
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Top bolts can be a bugger, make sure to loosen the center collar on the driveshaft so you can collapse the shaft. It sometimes helps to have someone in the seat so they can pop it in gear/parking brake to stop things from rotating while you go round loosening/tightening bolts. Depending on the bolts you have on the shafts, I like the torx ones the hex ones strip and that will really ruin your fun.

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Old 01-17-2011, 03:30 PM   #33
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I pity the fool that doesn't have a 17mm ratchet wrench for the top bolts. Makes the whole swap take about an hour, including jacking up the car and sitting in your car making engine noises.
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Old 01-24-2011, 01:33 AM   #34
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Make sure to use strait gear oil and not synthetic (just replace the fluid every 50,000 km's or so). Only add a friction modifier or attitives if you get chatter when maneuvering. Unless you like paying for an LSD that acts like it's open.

Chris, I'm surprised you don't spool your diff for drifting.
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:12 AM   #35
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Top bolts can be a bugger, make sure to loosen the center collar on the driveshaft so you can collapse the shaft. It sometimes helps to have someone in the seat so they can pop it in gear/parking brake to stop things from rotating while you go round loosening/tightening bolts. Depending on the bolts you have on the shafts, I like the torx ones the hex ones strip and that will really ruin your fun.

Good luck!

Use a screwdriver in the brake rotors to stop stuff from turning. Save the beer for yourself.
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