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Old 07-08-2014, 01:21 AM
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Tomei T-Trax LSD 2 Way review!

Just wanted to say, I just ordered it right now. Can't wait gonna give you guys pics when it comes in, plus install and also a review!

Get cool with your local 4wheel parts guy. Gave me this little kit free

Contains gear marking compound and thread locker plus sealent

Torque Specs

Ring gear bolts: 50.6-61.4 ft-lbf don't forget loctite!

Bearing Caps: 53.5-78.84 ft-lbf
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Ta da! Just got here!
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You are better off just taking the whole diff to a place with experience and having them install it. This is not something you should be learning on IMO.
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I know how to set back lash and everything. I'm just to small to carry these heavy parts haha. I got a goto guy when I need help with things like this. I'll take pics!

Also this kit does not contain bearings or side axle seals so add that to the list! Just ordered at the dealer today, won't be here till Tuesday

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Old 07-12-2014, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by yokohamaboi View Post
I know how to set back lash and everything. I'm just to small to carry these heavy parts haha. I got a goto guy when I need help with things like this. I'll take pics! Also this kit does not contain bearings or side axle seals so add that to the list! Just ordered at the dealer today, won't be here till Tuesday
This looks like a lot of fun!
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It will be! @alshinka

Also buy extra fluid to flush after break in!
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Bearings pressed! Make sure it sits all the way down!

Sorry not gonna be able to begin working on the car got called to work. See you in two weeks or less
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Old 07-21-2014, 06:56 PM
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Everything back up in progress will post pics later tonight after work
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Finally got the ppf off last night all byself haha next is cf driveshaft. Unbolt calipers sway bar end links. Abs sensor and control arms and coilovers then pop off half shafts. And last differential mount.
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So far got the driveshaft out and driver side control arms and popped off the half shaft. Tomorrow passenger side and pumpkin can come out! :D

Also Take a pic of your alignment settings plus your driveshafts!
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another pic of the controls arms
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Yeah differential came out tonight a bit heavy had a little help from the gf to lower the floor jack. Tomorrow oem lsd comes out and in with the new 2 way
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Oem looks weld able to me lol. But yeah no thankyou
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Ok guys lsd I dropped it off today to get backlash set and such but it should be good as oem specs settings with no adjustments needed. Pics up tonight or later today.

Also stock lsd blew hahahahaha
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Old 07-26-2014, 01:52 AM
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Update! Diff is in the car also driveshaft and ppf which was a bitch! Too put back coming from a guy weighing in 115 pounds. Only thing left is header back exhaust, chassis brace and add oil. Idk if I should hook up the gopro during break in. Not many of you really seem interested in this thread hmm.

Also easiest way too line up the ppf is a jack and small ratchet straps, if your doing this by your self.

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Another update! first day driving it, It was clunking and skipping After the 30min figure 8 break in, All went away. Its actually pretty street able and quiet! As for driving it's amazing taking turns quicker and the car is basically more controllable. also when you hit the gas it feels like it pulls harder! I'm just waiting for these cops to go back up north so i can kick it sideways . Only on tight turns like a u-turn it will pop and skip. but it's not obnoxious!

Highly Recommended mod!
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Also I want to state that I reused factory shims!! Drives quiet no b.s
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Nice review. Thats a ton of work. Lucky your rear camber bolts aren't frozen! Gotta love southern cars with no rust.
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Nice review. Thats a ton of work. Lucky your rear camber bolts aren't frozen! Gotta love southern cars with no rust.
@GK1707 Thanks Bro and yup Zero rust! I'm the first owner of this car since 08 and I baby it.

Oh quick update! everybody! clunking got a bit louder but still not so bad. Watching peoples faces pulling out of starbucks like "wtf is wrong with his car" haha.
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why would you shoot pics of your alignment settings?
Pics or no pics you still need to do an alignment after all the parts you reinstalled. That doesn't even take the fact that that kind of lsd requires different alignment settings.
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take pics so you can at least be close to your alignment specs before the job. What if you forgot and added too much positive or too much negative to one side? When the job is complete take it to get a alignment, rightttt after break in :P LMAO!

Yeah im not so good doing a DIY thread but hey alot of information is here for future reference :D
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if you say so...
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Look I don't see another thread of someone pulling out there differential. So please save it. I did this by myself with one help which was lower the jack. I've saved 1grand from a local shop trying to charge me labor. This should give people an idea what there gonna be doing if they decide to do it on there own.

I also posted another thread so people can find out if there differential is blown.
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"there differential".


and no, you didn't do it by yourself AT ALL. You removed the pumpkin form the car (a fairly easy task that takes maybe 2 hours on jackstands) and had somebody install the unit in the pumpkin, set the backlash etc. How can it be considered a "do it yourself"? It's like saying you rebuilt your engine while all you did is actually removing it from the car to bring it to a shop.

I'm not **** probing you anyway, my pointing out of the uselessness of the alignment pictures was the only helpful bit in the whole thread and was directed at you.
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2hours kiss my *** nga no power tools. Removing exhaust chassis brace and ppf driver and passenger side control arms plus removing wheels and half shafts. Do you know how ******* heavy the ppf is? I can barely lift that **** up on my own. Dude I can set everything up myself no problem. I don't got time I have a full time job. So I sent it off. Why the **** would I buy a dial indicator if it's gonna be for one time.
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