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Old 06-10-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
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I'm looking at getting an LSD for my future turbo build. Everyone says go with a Torsen or Quaife and stay away from OBX.

My question is what is so bad about the OBX? Is it what it is made out of or they fail sooner/easier? Also, anyone have personal experience with the OBX one?


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There are a few threads that cover this.

Bottom line:

OBX is made in China.
It's made from inferior parts.
People have toasted them when it shouldn't have happened.

Just not worth it.
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obx requires that you disassemble it and have parts machined before you install it also or it will fail someone was doing a right up on this but got hosed badly for his efforts in the end obx isnt worth it
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obx requires that you disassemble it and have parts machined before you install it also or it will fail someone was doing a right up on this
^^^Here's the thread:
obx diff prep and install thread.
It's not an OBX requirement to disassemble and machine it per se,
but if you don't go through what the above thread is showing, you're only asking for trouble.
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