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Old 01-24-2007, 04:27 PM   #1
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My total costs for my 1.8 LSD rear conversion:

$50 1.8 assembly (hell of a deal! Thanks Brian)
$50 Driveshaft (shipped)
$170 RX7 Clutch-Type LSD (shipped)
$109 Halfshafts (94-95 w/ABS) (shipped)
est. $50-75 Seals/Clips/Fluid
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$450

$450
minus $100-400 1.8 Open Meatball / 1.6 VLSD Assembly
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Next to nothing!


My total costs for my clutch swap:

$200 Dual friction keval/carbon clutch
$40 Flyhweel resurfacing
est. $30 Rear Seal
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$270

$240
minus $150 JUN Flywheel (10lbs.)
$100-200 ACT HD KIT (8k)
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Next to nothing!





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Lucky bastard.
See this is what happens when you shop around, you can actually do some mods for free. Specially when you're getting rid of things like a JUN flywheel.
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which clutch are you swapping to? Is that a 1.6 or 1.8 clutch? I want to swap mine out before boost.
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1.6 ACT HD for a Competition Stage III, only 8k on it. holds 180rwtq.


I have all the cltuch parts, just waiting on a few rear parts and should be throwing it all togther early Feb.
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Old 01-24-2007, 04:41 PM   #5
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Nice, sounds like mine. Got the full 1.8 setup shipped for 600. Then sold my vlsd and parts for 200.

Clutch is 1.8 ACT for 125 and 1.8 flywheel for 60ish. No discount for selling stuff on clutch though :(.

Deals rule.
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Old 01-24-2007, 04:44 PM   #6
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I spent two weeks trying to find an LSD; Started looking at ones for $800, then $400, then I found one for $250 and finally got this one for $150 plus $20 to ship.
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you're gonna have to share your $170 rx7 lsd source with everybody to avoid bad karma
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1.6 ACT HD for a Competition Stage III, only 8k on it. holds 180rwtq.


I have all the cltuch parts, just waiting on a few rear parts and should be throwing it all togther early Feb.
I was asking what you are putting in... not selling If I were only planning on 180 ft*lbs I would stick with the stock clutch.
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Old 01-24-2007, 05:22 PM   #9
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I was asking what you are putting in... not selling If I were only planning on 180 ft*lbs I would stick with the stock clutch.
My low mile stock clutch spins in 3rd gear. It's worthless after 6psi. Last dyno was ~170rwtq
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Old 01-24-2007, 05:25 PM   #10
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you're gonna have to share your $170 rx7 lsd source with everybody to avoid bad karma
private sales, random postings... things like that. I bought / sold a 7' diff for around that price and never used it.
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you're gonna have to share your $170 rx7 lsd source with everybody to avoid bad karma
That was some local dude. I gave the source to Magnamx-5.

For a $250 shipped LSD try 915 Racing in TX. (940).......782.9475
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Old 01-24-2007, 05:31 PM   #12
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I was asking what you are putting in... not selling If I were only planning on 180 ft*lbs I would stick with the stock clutch.

"Competition" is the brand.

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Old 01-24-2007, 05:33 PM   #13
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My low mile stock clutch spins in 3rd gear. It's worthless after 6psi. Last dyno was ~170rwtq

1.8 clutches can hold a tad more.
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I'm snagging a salvage 99 car from auction/lot when I get back. Market is about $800 for one wrecked good-like. Then I'll have brakes, torsen, 1.8, a spare trans, and tons of other crap to sell. Its good to have a father in the salvage business.
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sounds good! do you have it in yet? I got the diff in but i can't get the old !#%$ing halfshafts off.
here's mine:
RX7 LSD 160
2 1.8 diffs and driveshaft 180
diff bushings 65
bushing pressing 34 ( )
halfshafts 140
$579

VLSD -275
2nd 1.8 diff -150-250

Total: $100 or less.
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What kind of discount do your buddies at mt.net get?

The conversation surrounding Brain's lsd made it sound as though there were more to go around, so I figured he'd share. I have mine. Picked it up on ebay for $115 delivered. Looks like it has never been used- all plates were at or exceeded spec. It will work nicely with the 4.10 rear I found in a dumpster.

I'll just need to get my free Turbo II trans sorted after that.
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Damn swapping on cheap...

But I was just lazy and wanted it done quik so paid the price but whatever.. It'll all be yanked soon anyway for the r2 drivetrain..

Gonna be getting the trans adapters made here soon too...

Loved the clutch type so far.. Makes the diff one of the best mods I've done!!!!!
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wow good score.
yea after looking at $800 dollar torsens i started looking at rx7 diffs and there alot cheaper.
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hey scott, I finally got a mbc Ive been doing tuning runs up and down 460 during the last 3 hours and I'm proud to say that the ebay clutch is holding 15psi like a champion! I'm going to a dyno day on saturday in harrisonburg, va. I'll get some numbers for everyone then on the holding power of the ebay clutch. Also ill make a run with stock timing and a run with timing increases with WI.
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sweet. I wish I got to drive it at 15psi!!!! ****...i still have that solenoid to mail you


which clutch was that agian? the $180 or so F1 stage II or something?
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