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      10-09-2012, 05:11 PM   #38
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Originally Posted by serranot View Post
Mechanically, I don't know if it's correct. The fact that it's noisier doesn't mean that it's working better or worse.

If we assume he's correct, I go with the additive. For me, there is no kind of driving that I do that I need some incremental level of performance as a tradeoff for noise.

I could get a locker for my F-150 too, but the noise and feel for what is mostly highway driving is not worth the tradeoff.
The way I understand SFP's comments, and LSD's in general, I think it's likely that reducing friction between the friction plates in the LSD likely reduces it's effectiveness. Perhaps not in a meaninful/observable way. It's all relative, how much functionality of the LSD would you trade for a noise free diff? (rhetorical question)
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