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Limited Slip Diff #2625 Nov 14, 1:02am Nov 14, 1:02am
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Limited Slip Diff
Anyone know if their is an aftermarket limited slip diff for 2K and up Celica's?


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Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: MichaelH] #2626 Nov 14, 1:35am Nov 14, 1:35am
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Yes there is, TRD makes one

You can find info on it here

Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: RicePowered] #2627 Nov 13, 6:50pm Nov 13, 6:50pm

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GT you can get KAAZ LSD (Clutch type only)
GTS you can get Quaife or TRD (Both clutch type)
TRD use to have helical LSD which is using gearing to function as LSD which do not wear out, clutch type do wear out but you can always switch new clutch for the LSD and its brand spanking new again.

Re: Limited Slip Diff #2628 Nov 13, 11:35pm Nov 13, 11:35pm
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how much difference would a limited slip differential do? would any of you recommend it?


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Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: celicaman] #2629 Nov 14, 8:47am Nov 14, 8:47am
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So, I take it you've put one in? If so, did you do the work yourself? I am thinking of the TRD LSD, but I imagine I will need a press to get the LSD back into the tranny? BTW, has anyone seen a damn book that has instructions on how to replace shit? Like the one's you can get in AutoZone that shows how to replace about anything in your car. And yes I've checked; they do not carry one and do not know when one will be out.


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Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: MichaelH] #2630 Nov 14, 9:08am Nov 14, 9:08am
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I haven't seen any books in stores but I know people sell them on Ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1872671702

Take a look.

Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: RicePowered] #2631 Nov 15, 10:50am Nov 15, 10:50am
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Does anybody here have a LSD? I was just wondering if it was worth it. Did anybody see a big difference after installing one?

Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: edge202] #2632 Nov 15, 4:31pm Nov 15, 4:31pm
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yes lsd will help a ton, i wanted to get a helical one but cant find em and they dont make em anymore. Hey with the clutch type, it wears the clutch down more??? so all you need is a new clutch and its brand new again???

Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: Hungster] #2633 Nov 15, 5:21pm Nov 15, 5:21pm
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Dont confuse the clutch with the lsd clutch discs. The TRD LSD uses small clutch discs in lieu of gears in order to transfer power. It works in the same way a clutch assembly would, except its within a differential case.

You got multiple clutch disc rotating at the same speed except when 1 wheel spins faster than the other one. In this case the spinning wheel (which turns faster) will wear out the diff clutch discs in order to re-balance the rotating speed.

Hope I'm making sense smile


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Re: Limited Slip Diff [Re: Jeff] #2634 Nov 18, 1:30am Nov 18, 1:30am

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So, I take it you've put one in? If so, did you do the work yourself? I am thinking of the TRD LSD, but I imagine I will need a press to get the LSD back into the tranny? BTW, has anyone seen a damn book that has instructions on how to replace shit? Like the one's you can get in AutoZone that shows how to replace about anything in your car. And yes I've checked; they do not carry one and do not know when one will be out.
Do not do this yourself!! Thats my recommandation, get someone who knows tranny to do this. AAMCO or Toyota Mechanic that has done this work before, do not go to any shop to do this. This is not something you would want to learn from a book, if you mess something up it is something major.
And yes I do have LSD I have Kaaz LSD because I want better distribution of power to the wheels for my turbo smile

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