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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-08-2012, 12:10 AM Thread Starter
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Do the 04 Automatic XT's come with a LSD?
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Yes it does,, viscous LSD.Not really strong ,like some of the Sti, kaaz. cusco, etc.

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As tech mod said, yes it does come with a weak one, and only in the rear. However the actual LSD part is completely sealed in the rear, so if you have to change the fluid, you still use regular gear oil.

The STi uses a much stronger viscous LSD, which is not sealed, and requires special LSD oil.
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