What year Maximas come with LSD??

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What year Maximas come with LSD??

Postby Presscott707 » Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:29 pm

i have a 99 Maxima and i was just wondering if there are some lsd trannys off of other year maximas that i can use on my Max


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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD?? (Presscott707)

Postby A.Tech » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:20 am

none in particular... they were randomly and rarely made. The ES's in Canada were all lsd. And the I30Ts were for mostly the ones that had it a lot.

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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD?? (A.Tech)

Postby 95prmax » Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:32 am

yeah the us maximas didnt come with lsd not the 4th gen's anyways your best bet is to do what i am doing and just get the i30t tranny of the same year and the mojority of them are lsd and easier to get a hold of

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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD?? (95prmax)

Postby Presscott707 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:57 am

Thank for the info man but can you guys tell me where i can get one of those trannys or can you just find them at junk yards?

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Postby maxhopper » Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:01 am

Do a search on http://www.car-parts.com.

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Postby Presscott707 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:32 am

i know this might sound stupid but is a locking diff an lsd.

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Postby MinisterofDOOM » Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:59 am

Not quite. LSD is limited slip, but doesn't lock.

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Postby maxhopper » Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:59 am

For the purpose of the search, yes.

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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD?? (Presscott707)

Postby brianw » Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:05 pm

In the USA, none of the 4th gens do. RS5F50V is the part number (the standard open-diff ends in "A" rather than "V"). In Canada, the 4th gen ES and SE models do. Infiniti I30t's do as well-- the base I30 does not.

You'll need the transmission and both axles if memory serves.

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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD?? (brianw)

Postby Presscott707 » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:26 pm

Thanks guys

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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD??

Postby Tom1998I30 » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:33 pm

Not all this info is correct. I just retired a 1998 I30 that was NOT the touring model, it had the VLSD. It had leather and the heated seats, I think you got the lsd came with the package that included the heated seats.

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Re: What year Maximas come with LSD??

Postby OwnerCS » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:03 am

I have a 98 Model Maxima GLE with automatic VLSD. I suspect the original transmission was replaced with one from an I30t. I don't think the previous owner had a clue the replacement transmission had VLSD. It works very well in snow.


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