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Over the last few weeks I noticed the diff was starting to make some unusual sounds and was getting worse.

I pulled the head out last night, expecting to find rooted pinion bearings or chunks of gears. Fortunately they were all fine, just the carrier bearings were bad. They were the original units that came with the LSD and probably had a hard life.

 

I bought some new bearings and axle seals at Saeco and threw them in after work today.

 

Axle stand test to 120 km/h results were satisfactory, so I took it for a motorway road test. The diff is quieter than it has ever been since I bought the car. Either I got the backlash and associated settings bang on or I messed up.

Only problem is now I can hear the gearbox more.

 

Diff shop guy was a GC, swapped the bearings over for free. It's a shame they were out of oil though, had to support repco instead.

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