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Old 04-14-2014, 03:45 PM   #1
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Do I have LSD ? Video

I have a 97 sport 5speed 4.0. Previous owner says he had a rear LSD installed many years ago. He does not remember what LSD it is. At this moment, I don't want to take off the cover to see. I just want to know if I have limited slip.

Wrangler was in 2WD and neutral transmission wise.

The rear wheels spin the same direction when turned.

The front wheels spin independently. -Is this normal?

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Old 04-14-2014, 03:46 PM   #2
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Yup. Limited or locker. Can't really say. But open diff causes wheels to spin opposite ways.

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Old 04-14-2014, 03:56 PM   #3
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Thanks. Now I wonder what LSD. That looks like a D35 carrier?
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Old 04-14-2014, 04:32 PM   #4
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For a Eaton/Detroit TrueTrac limited slip, I think the opposite wheel turns in the opposite direction.
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Old 04-14-2014, 04:37 PM   #5
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Hmm. I guess no certain way to tell until it's cracked open.
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Old 04-14-2014, 06:32 PM   #6
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It wouldn't surprise me if it is a factory LSD. my jeep came with a factory lsd and behaves the same. Also your front does that because it is open diff
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Old 04-14-2014, 11:48 PM   #7
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Dana 35 had an OEM LSD? Which year Wranglers did it come in?
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Old 04-15-2014, 01:13 PM   #8
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I have a LSD and mine spin opposite ways....

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