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Old 03-07-2013, 02:38 PM   #1
Beanboy
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Default front wheels moving more quickly that rears on lift

Brought the car in for what I suspected are output shaft bushings... Noticed while on the lift the front wheels are moving faster than the rears. A sign that there's some binding in the system and that the viscous limited slip is shot from overheating?

In other words, along with the bearings, center diff unit replacement?
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Old 03-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #2
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It's possible, the biggest give-away is if you have a lot of front wheelspin on hard acceleration.

I'd go test it on gravel or a slightly muddy surface. If it doesn't haul and sits there for a second spinning the fronts you'll know. If it is the center diff, now would be the time upgrade, OEM broken comes out, upgraded stuff goes back in. After only 7-8 years I don't see how it could be worn out already, but if it's broken, it's broken.


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Old 03-17-2013, 03:56 PM   #3
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without knowing all the details...on a hoist without load...as in on the ground is an inacurate way of checking the rear transfer/center diff operation. binding usually occurs when tire size or cd is worn...pm me if you find its the cd...
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:55 PM   #4
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Power moves to least resistance.
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