1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

factory LSD on a Y21?

Discussion in 'HYBRID -> EG-EK / DC' started by seanjuan, Jul 23, 2003.

  1. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Location:
    Twin Cities, MN
    I'm a little bit affraid that I got screwed (in which case I'll be on the phone this afternoon with the place I got my engine from)

    I paid extra when I got my swap for a factory LSD tranny

    the label on my tranny says Y21 which in my searching never had an LSD option from the factory

    I'm going over to the shop after work and my mechanic should be able to tell me for sure if there is a LSD in there or not

    does anyone know any more about this
    am I wrong in saying that the Y21 never had an LSD option?
     
  2. SixtySecondAssassin

    SixtySecondAssassin Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,071
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    i have a y21 with lsd. look through the differential housing. if you can see all the way though without any obstruction, its lsd equipped. if you see a bar going across the hole, no lsd
     
  3. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Location:
    Twin Cities, MN
    the differential housing is right where the axles connect, right?
    I looked at that yesterday and couldn't see right through it, but it didn't look like there was a bar in the middle either

    am I right about spinning the axles though?

    where did you get your engine from?

    thanks for the reply
     
  4. Tonyd0821

    Tonyd0821 Banned

    Messages:
    5,088
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2003
    1) keep us posted on the situation

    2) if they DID fuck you on purpose, and it wasnt some gross error....post a "do not buy from" thread on here...
     
  5. SixtySecondAssassin

    SixtySecondAssassin Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,071
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Location:
    Austin, TX

    yes its where the axles are inserted. get a flashlight and shine it through.

    the axles should spin in the same direction, but they would also do this if the spider gears are welded.

    i got my engine and lsd tranny from www.hmotorsonline.com.
     
  6. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Location:
    Twin Cities, MN
    if it has a LSD in it then I should be able to see right through the diff case?
    or be able to pass a screwdriver through it unobstructed?

    thanks
     
  7. SixtySecondAssassin

    SixtySecondAssassin Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,071
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    well if you can see through it, you can pass a screwdriver through it. if you see a bar going across then you don't have an lsd equipped tranny.
     
  8. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Location:
    Twin Cities, MN
    i wonder if there is somewhere that has pics of diff cases so that I could compare
    because it seamed like there was something in the way, but it didnt' just look like a bar . I guess I should have looked closer

    thanks
     
  9. SixtySecondAssassin

    SixtySecondAssassin Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,071
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    you cant tell by looking at the outside of the housing. if theres anything else besides a bar, either theres somethign shoved in there, or its and aftermarket differential.
     
  10. phunky.buddha

    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

    Messages:
    28,465
    Likes Received:
    228
    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Location:
    Dallas / Fort Worth, TX
    Yup. Just to add another bit of input... I have a Y21 with an OEM LSD also.
     
  11. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2003
    Location:
    Twin Cities, MN
    the reason I couldn't see through it is because the axle on the driver side was allready in and I didn't bother to look from that side. I checked it out last night though and it is all good, there is no bar in the center. I am very relieved

    My mechanic is being a slowass though, tomorrow will be the two week mark and I did all the harness swapping work. he didn't even get the old engine out untill last friday, I swapped the harnesses on monday the B went in on wednesday, but now it is just sitting there waiting for him to do the finishing touches
    axles,AC (I don't use it that much but it's nice to have sometimes), and he's going to make a custom bracket for the the throtle cable so that I don't have to buy a new one

    I just hope he gets it done by friday cause I can't focus on anything right now, I'm just thinking about my car and how much I want to drive it
     
Verification:
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page