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#2390748 - 10/21/17 09:49 AM Re: LSD for Autocross? [Re: CJD AUTOMOTIVE]
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Originally Posted By CJD AUTOMOTIVE
The Detroit Locker is going to be the best, providing you change the springs to accommodate what your doing and for the type of tires (slicks or treaded). For treaded tires, a #48 spring is what you'll want. Yes, it is a little noisy, but the abrupt lock and unlock is usually do to the unit having too high a spring rate, and once setup with the correct springs, you'll have a hard time finding a unit that can put the power down better with more predictability.


http://shop.ronsuttonracetechnology.com/shopping/?k=detroit%20locker%20springs

I ordered the 110# springs to keep my locker from unlocking...Will put them in the winter
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#2399094 - 11/05/17 07:32 PM Re: LSD for Autocross? [Re: myduster360]
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Registered: 01/24/03
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Loc: Hamilton, Ontario Canada
Originally Posted By myduster360
I'm definitely considering a helical diff like the Eaton TrueTrac, Quaife, Torsen,ect.

The fact that they always transmit torque to the wheel with the MOST traction(instead of the least) is what sets that design apart. Seems it would work great for corner exit.


We are all traditionalist here and I personally still prefer the Power lock for street and strip drag racing but if you are going autocrossing a helical differential is the only way to go.
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#2399108 - 11/05/17 08:07 PM Re: LSD for Autocross? [Re: Bob J]
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At SEMA Richmond said they were comin out with a Torsten style mopar 8.75 setup and to check with Dr Diff.
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#2399111 - 11/05/17 08:22 PM Re: LSD for Autocross? [Re: autoxcuda]
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The helical style is better in theory... but the 8.75 versions have had quality problems. Why I suggested the clutch type (which I run).

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#2399166 - 11/05/17 11:01 PM Re: LSD for Autocross? [Re: autoxcuda]
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Originally Posted By autoxcuda
At SEMA Richmond said they were comin out with a Torsten style mopar 8.75 setup and to check with Dr Diff.


That will be cool.
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