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post #291 of 604 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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i thought this was a budget build?!?! =)
Well . . . I never said there was a final, fixed budget. It's more like an annual budget.

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I'm also planning to crew (and possibly co-drive) a couple of 24hr endurance races on a LeMons team in 2013. My work schedule is beginning to intefere with my car habit.

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post #292 of 604 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 10:58 AM
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post #293 of 604 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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Well it appears I won't be getting my Quaife. They are out of stock, back ordered and Quaife won't do another run until they have at least 10 units ordered.

I have heard of the MFactory LSD and know a couple people that have put them in their street car. I have no personal experience with them and know nothing about their performance and, more importantly, durability. Although my Mazda6 trackcar doesn't make a ton of HP, I'm always on the gas hard and jumping gators which imparts alot of shock load on a LSD. I've had Quaifes in other cars and could not break them, so I figured they were worth the extra coin over something unproven (at least to me).

Anyone care to share their stories of abuse as I wring my hands over what to do (even though it appears I have no other options)?
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I guess there's no bolting in the lsd from, or even the entire 6 speed trans from a speed3?


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post #295 of 604 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 12:53 PM
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Well it appears I won't be getting my Quaife. They are out of stock, back ordered and Quaife won't do another run until they have at least 10 units ordered.

I have heard of the MFactory LSD and know a couple people that have put them in their street car. I have no personal experience with them and know nothing about their performance and, more importantly, durability. Although my Mazda6 trackcar doesn't make a ton of HP, I'm always on the gas hard and jumping gators which imparts alot of shock load on a LSD. I've had Quaifes in other cars and could not break them, so I figured they were worth the extra coin over something unproven (at least to me).

Anyone care to share their stories of abuse as I wring my hands over what to do (even though it appears I have no other options)?
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I think DJquick1 or someone was selling their BNIB Mfactory diff not too long ago. Should see if you can locate that thread. I know he had one of those phantom locks too, but in my experience they are under qualified for what you want.
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man that sucks~! no other retailer has it?

don't waste your time searching for djquik1. He's not selling the Mfactory, he only has the Phantom Grip. For that matter, no other member has a Mfactory LSD for sale.

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man that sucks~! no other retailer has it?

don't waste your time searching for djquik1. He's not selling the Mfactory, he only has the Phantom Grip. For that matter, no other member has a Mfactory LSD for sale.
I know I saw one not too long ago. might have been on 6crew.

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this is what I was thinking of. Looks like it sold not too long ago.
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Hey CR, have you heard of intermediate shaft bearing failure? I have vibration noise in my drivetrain when accelerating. after replacing both l/r cv axles and my manual tranny. I replaced my tranny because I had input shaft or diff bearing noise under acceleration. I solved this problem, but I still have the other noise and vibration.

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