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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 07-05-2011, 11:28 AM
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LSD issue

my LSD is making a whinig noise when i get above 20mph. i just changed the diff fluid and it is a little quieter but stills does it. i have read and researched these LSDs and everyone seems to say they are damn near bullet proof even with the whine. if anyone has/had the same problem please give me some more input. thanx
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Old 07-05-2011, 05:16 PM
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what kind of fluid did you put in? i think there is a specific fluid for lsds
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Old 07-05-2011, 05:59 PM
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what kind of fluid did you put in? i think there is a specific fluid for lsds
lucas LSD 90w oil.
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Old 07-05-2011, 06:40 PM
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you sure its not your trans

the back of your trans can echo down your tunnel and make it sound like the diff is the one making noise.
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Old 07-06-2011, 06:38 AM
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you sure its not your trans

the back of your trans can echo down your tunnel and make it sound like the diff is the one making noise.
Well i jacked up the rear of the car and removed the wheels and ran it through all the gears leaving it to spin in 5th. and it deffinetly sounded like it was coming directly from the LSD. Although i do know that my tran needs a new output seal it leaks fluyid through there onto my exhaust making it look as its smoking.
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