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Has anyone tried the Quaife Limited Slip Differential that they made for the Alfasud? I'm getting ready to drop a 16V into my '76 'Sud 4-door. I will be using the gearbox from an early 80's QV so I will have longer ratios than the stock 5M box I have now. However, I am jumping up the hp considerably: from 62hp in the 1,200 cc engine to nearly 140 hp in the 16V. I was thinking that the Quaife LSD could help keep the car from getting too crazy due to the extra hp.

What does the Quaife LSD do to the handling? Does it add any weird characteristics?
 

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I have a quaife LSD in my car,to me it was/is the single best mod made to the car,the traction under hard cornering and acceleration is amazing as both wheels have power delivered to them. personally i've used the greencloverleaf box as i like the gear spacings but i might change from the 4.1 to a 3.9 finaldrive.
 

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What is the advantage of the 3.9 final drive over the 4.1? I am having Charlie Skinner of Cloverleaf Transmissions rebuild the box for me right now and he can install whatever final drive I need.

I am switching to the greencloverleaf gearbox because the original 5M gearbox in my car is geared way too low for American freeways. Also, I am installing the 16V motor and I don't want to waste the extra HP with gear ratios better suited towards ringing the most out of a 1.2 liter engine.
 

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The advantage, i hope will be, that the car/engine is'nt revving so high on UK motorways,with the 4.1 dif at 135 i'm on the 8000 rev limiter, my speedo has been repainted and calibrated by a specialist UK company, its good up to 160mph. the 4.1 will hit 62 in 2nd gear and 100 in 4th, with the 3.9 im hoping it will be kinder to the car on long runs that all.
 

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The only thin I don't like abpout the Sprint... is the front drive wiggles... a LSD would be fabulous... are there many suppliers?
 

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Quaife for Sud

Dear All,

I got inquiry for Quaifee LSD from my customer but Quaife sales said need minimum 10 order. I found same story at this site. If we have 10 members ,we can order this parts. Are there anybody need this parts?
I believe 2 order at least so far.
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They were 3 on the greek forum for boxer engines because they are about to place order some for TS engines but since they didnt reach 10 also they could be part of the group buy...
 

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Quaife LSD

Hi, also got in touch with Quaife, please add me to list for an LSD. Think it will be near impossible to get 10 orders, good luck. Chris
 
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