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Old 10-24-2007, 07:14 PM   #1
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Default So, got me a full Torsen set up...

Axles, hubs, propshaft, everything.

What diff fluid are you guys with Torsens running?
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:16 PM   #2
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How much $?
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Redline 75W90-NS FTW.
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:26 PM   #4
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$700... and it came in the pumpkin.
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Man torsens are f'n expensive. I almost don't want to install mine just because of what they sell for. Almost better off keeping the open and taking my time picking up a clutch type later on with a 3.9 R&P.
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:35 PM   #6
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I couldn't pass it up for having all the goodies.

Also, this guy sells that exact set up all the time at that price if anyone is interested.
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:27 PM   #7
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Junk because 1) the 90 to 93 diffs are small and weak and 2) the vicious diffs act just like open ones after 50k miles or so.. I have 80K miles on mine and its just like a friggen open diff.
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:46 PM   #9
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aha k so i should prob just buy a 1.8L diff and change everything up?
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aha k so i should prob just buy a 1.8L diff and change everything up?
you need the diff, carrier, halfshafts, and driveshaft (or whatever wording you use that means the same) to convert to a 94+ setup =)

And for a few hundred dollars you could get a 94+ open diff setup which would be much stronger than the 90 to 93, abit still open.
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:53 PM   #11
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Man torsens are f'n expensive.
It's a rip-off, as are most things Miata related. 2.5" mild steel downpipe for almost $300? I bought a 3" SS divorced DP for my Talon for $195 and they are pretty similar as far as welds/materials. Anyway, eventually prices will come down on some stuff but I don't think Torsens and hard tops ever will.
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:55 PM   #12
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aha k thanks because once my turbos done im prob going to blow my rear so im going to have to replace it
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:57 PM   #13
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Man torsens are f'n expensive. I almost don't want to install mine just because of what they sell for. Almost better off keeping the open and taking my time picking up a clutch type later on with a 3.9 R&P.
I am enjoying my clutch lsd immesnsly. It's been a while, but a previous miata I owned was a 96M w/ the TorsenII. That was a while back ago, plus that car was stock, so direct comparisons are tough. But this clutch lsd seems to have a tremendous amount of lock up in comparison. I get a huge amount of under/over steer with throttle application/lift that wasn't so prevelant in the M or with the viscous. I guess that's for better, for worse though, as oversteer on lift is not forgiving if you're a dumbass.
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Old 10-24-2007, 09:58 PM   #14
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yea true im still looking for a hard top there dam expensive, cant find one for under 800$ i dont care what condition its in because im getting a paint job but some **** for the miata is a rip, and the stuff that cheap is **** as said:gay:
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I just picked up a 4.10 early torsen. I now have an open 4.30 for sale that may have an rx7lsd in it, with early axles.
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I am enjoying my clutch lsd immesnsly. It's been a while, but a previous miata I owned was a 96M w/ the TorsenII. That was a while back ago, plus that car was stock, so direct comparisons are tough. But this clutch lsd seems to have a tremendous amount of lock up in comparison. I get a huge amount of under/over steer with throttle application/lift that wasn't so prevelant in the M or with the viscous. I guess that's for better, for worse though, as oversteer on lift is not forgiving if you're a dumbass.
dumbass or not, snap oversteer scares the **** out of me, and I don't need it in my life.
http://www.trackdogracing.com/website/spin.mov

I trade a tenth for never putting it in the wall.

I'll always tune out as much lift-off oversteer as I can.
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That is what I am replacing with my Torsen set up. If you're heart set on a viscous I'll sell you my entire 91 drivetrain with a functioning viscous diff for $200 plus shipping. lol
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Axles, hubs, propshaft, everything.

What diff fluid are you guys with Torsens running?
Mobile 1 syn in the tranny and the diff.
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Amsoil 75/90 in the diff.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:10 PM   #20
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Just installed a Torsen last week.... Royal Purple 75-90
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