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LSD Add.

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by eight3one_offroad, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. eight3one_offroad

    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Hey folks,

    what kind of LSD Additive are you fellas using on your TRD Sports when flushing out and replacing with new?

    Thanks,
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  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    The GM stuff works pretty good.
     
  3. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Damn that reminds me!!! I need to do my 30K tune-up!!:eek::p I believe I have some by redline but I still need to do the swap so I'm not sure how good it works.:eek:
     
  4. eight3one_offroad

    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Chris are you sure about GM stuff inside Toyota vehicles? Isn't that kind of mis-matched?
     
  5. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Not really. It works great in our diffs. Toyota didnt invent the LS diff, nor do they do anything different than anyone else who makes a LS diff with friction plates in it.
     
  6. eight3one_offroad

    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Hmm, thats quite interesting. I would have never thought that GM parts could be used on Toyota trucks. Yeah its nice to have the Mechanical LSD back there...
     
  7. tammikm

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    what would happen if a mechanic put lsd additive in a NON-lsd rear diff? anything?
     
  8. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    Actually, GM and Toyota have partnered on alot of things. The VVT-i on the smaller chevy engines, just to give one example.

    Probably nothing. Mobil 1 and some other gear oils have the addative in them already.
     
  9. eight3one_offroad

    eight3one_offroad [OP] Honey your two French Fries short of a Happy Meal.

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    Right on Chris... good to know can I call it a ChevyYota now?
     
  10. virgilus11

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    In my 05 Sport, the dealer change the fluids and it developed a shudder when turning. They told me that they installed the right thing and it happen sometime. They sent me, accros the street, to Ford, and buy a small bottle with some heavy stink additive. They added that and was good for anothe 15K.

    I guess GM or Ford either one will work. If you do it your self in your own garage??? just make sure you don't spill any on the floor. This thing smells really bad.
     
  11. AZCOMA

    AZCOMA where can't I go?

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    I got mine from the Toyota steeler ship and they said its what they used at the factory.
     
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    GM has good fluids, there syncromesh manual trans fluid is great stuff to, i havent put it in my toyota trans but i have in many other cars and it seems to do a great job
     
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    Fireguy67 Rebecca and Willow's Opa

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    Need some advice. i just ordered some Amsoil synthetic gear lube for my 2006 Taco with LSD. I ordered the LS additive to go woth it. I talked to a tech guy at Amsoil who told me their gear oil does not need the additive. It SHOULD work fine in a Taco LS diff. Would there be any issues if it was not needed and I put it in anyway?(in other words, can you actually have too much additive in the rear diff?) Any comments? Thanks
     
  14. chris4x4

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    Answered in PM.
     
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    A buddy of mine used Amsoil diff fluid in his GTO. Yes it has additive in it but apparently it wasn't enough because the diff started making noise. He added the additive and it went away.
     
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    My local toyota dealership sold me motorcraft diff additive. Been working great.
     
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    Fireguy67 Rebecca and Willow's Opa

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    Thank you gentlemen- I was going to add it anyways- didn't figure it could hurt it too much.
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    What mobile 1 would that be?
    Never seen Mobile 1 with LSD additives.
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Did he use the SEVERE GEAR from Amsoil? We used it in our corvette without any probelms. We also used it in my nephews corvette, no problems.
     
  20. Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I'll trade someone my open diff rear end for someones LSD rear end, that way you wont ever need to use additives :D
     
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