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Old 02-15-2011, 03:47 AM   #1
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Well i had to remove the diff from the car because i snapped a CV stub off well because I have the diff out is there any upgrades I can/should do to it before it goes back in?


I'm going to order gforce axles tomorrow but I was also thinking of a TCperformance Diff girdle



Its a 2006 with close to 490 RWHP

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Check out driveshaft shops axles as well. Other then that i think the rest are gimmicks that have yet to prove they are worth anything.
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It's a good time to put in a poly front diff mount either UUC or Creative Steel.
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It's a good time to put in a poly front diff mount either UUC or Creative Steel.
I have CS mounts all the way around

I was hopeing there was a gear upgrade or something but i can seem to find anything besides custom
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I have CS mounts all the way around

I was hopeing there was a gear upgrade or something but i can seem to find anything besides custom
No such beast, but you could get the gears cryo treated, waste of money or not, i'm not sure.
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Waste of money for sure. Its the thin aluminum case that is the weakpoint of the diff, not the gears.

Had they beefed up the area around the front mount a little more the differential probably wouldn't be such a weak point.
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Nobody is grenading/breaking cases on the latest gen diffs that I have heard of.
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Waste of money for sure. Its the thin aluminum case that is the weakpoint of the diff, not the gears.

Had they beefed up the area around the front mount a little more the differential probably wouldn't be such a weak point.
Ive snapped a grade 10 diff cradle bolt and a CV stub (both drivers side) so i think its safe to say that its not my case that is the real problem. I was just looking for anything that I could do as long as I had the diff out.

Ive already painted the case now i'm just waiting on my axles
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Thanks for the order! You just ordered the best wheel hop eliminating axles on the market hands down

If you want a complete diff up-grade, we have you covered there as well

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When I blow my Gen IV with race axles, I'll be giving you a shout for that piece of pure sex.
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whats that diff upgrade run...?
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whats that diff upgrade run...?
The base kit is $5500. and is a complete kit.
We sell our kits with everything including a pre-built pumpkin with your choice of gears, 31 spline Eaton truetrac posi, 300m axles and stubs and a 2 piece 3" chromoly/3.5" Aluminum driveshaft or a 3.5" one piece aluminum driveshaft.
You can upgrade to the 35 spline Wavetrac posi for $660.

http://www.shop.gforce1320.com/produ...&categoryId=13

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