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Old 12-09-2018, 06:36 PM   #1
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Default Is an LSD worth it?

No not the drug

So since I did my conversion a few years back it seems the market has moved on with the likes of Mfactory now offering helical LSDs which can be fitted to a non LSD box.

Question is, is it really worth it? Any experiences on here of he new stuff such as Mfactory? Iíve been searching through old posts which are a good 5-6 years old now and the options seemed mixed then, common theme being itís a little harder to turn into corners which is a common with an LSD.

Is it worth having on a mini with a 3.4/3.7 FD? Iím looking to use mine for mainly spirited road driving and occasional drag/track use.

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Old 13-09-2018, 06:29 AM   #2
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I have a Watson’s 3.7 and an S9b with LSD. I’ve not driven this car without an LSD but it puts the power down really well whilst cornering. I don’t have any issues with turn in.

Back in my EP3 days when I fitted a quaife helical the difference was night and day. From that experience alone I wouldn’t be without one on a performance car.
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I've got the OEM diff in mine and I wouldn't want to use an open diff, go for it you won't be disappointed
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Old 13-09-2018, 09:34 AM   #4
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Good to hear, now I just need to get saving and add it to the list with the other x100 things I need to buy to finish the damn thing off (how an earth did I end up messing with minis again?).

Really nice to see the forum still going and some of the "old school" members still about. I can't get used to using the Facebook groups and prefer a forum for stuff like this.
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