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      03-05-2013, 07:02 PM   #1
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Fall-Line Motor sports LSD Install Review (Chicago Burbs)

Well, after asking around for where I could get my Wavetrac LSD install done, Someone on here (ccbad) referred me to http://www.fall-linemotorsports.com/ I dropped my car off there on Monday, and I got it back this afternoon @ 2:30pm. They did the install, as well as replaced my oem radiator. All the work was done professionally, the LSD is in without any noises, or any issues. I got to test out the LSD today in the snow, and had fun doing snow donuts with traction control off! What a night and day difference.

I highly recommend Fall Line for all your work. They have a big facility with well trained techs, numerous full race builds that they are working on.

Call Tim Stratton @ 1 847 215 9500

For those doing LSD installs, there is a small list of additional parts you will need. PM me if you need the part numbers.
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how much did they charge you?
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I'm looking at having a Quaife LSD installed.
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that's my only concern, Fall-Line is on the very high end and I believe it is 1xx per hour. But I could be wrong
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The standard $625 for the LSD install. Same thing Vac, and MachV motorsports quoted me, and they are the two most popular shops in the east coast. Well worth it for a job well done IMHO. Too many horror stories with thump sounds after install, that I didn't want this thing mickey moused.
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that's my only concern, Fall-Line is on the very high end and I believe it is 1xx per hour. But I could be wrong
They were the only shop in Illinois that I contacted that would do the work in house. VS, A&L, and all the others you guys referred me to (except you MKPOTO, you didn't answer my PM), would take out the diff and ship it to diffs online, which would take over a week. These guys did it in one day, all in house, in 5 hours.

For cheap work, I go to Richard @ dubwerks in Libertyville. He's a volkswagen/Audi guy, but he's done all my mods, sans LSD. Fall line is the only other shop I've ever gone to besides, dubwerks, and the stealership. I'm very picky about where I take my car, because I track it.
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Mind if I ask what you paid grand total for the wavetrac and install combined? I am seriously considering this. Had the car for 9 months and have already destroyed rear pads from Ediff and a set of $800 rear runflats
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Mind if I ask what you paid grand total for the wavetrac and install combined? I am seriously considering this. Had the car for 9 months and have already destroyed rear pads from Ediff and a set of $800 rear runflats
Wavetrac from HPautowerks on this site: 1195
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ahhh you have a pre 09 car dont you? with the bolted ring gear? I have the welded ring gear, I fear this is going to cost me an arm and a leg because of that.
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ahhh you have a pre 09 car dont you? with the bolted ring gear? I have the welded ring gear, I fear this is going to cost me an arm and a leg because of that.
Indeed, I do. It will cost you a ton more because you are welded, but it's well worth the price. It makes such a huge difference! BMW shot us in one leg on purpose, to protect the M3.
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Yeah It just sucks going from 1800 installed to 3k+ for the exact same part...
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actually... I am an idiot and thought the welded gear was all cars 09+ and just talked to hp and was informed its manual only 09+ YES!!!!! best news ever haha
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Was searching through my recyling bin on my computer, and found VS Motorsports quote for my LSD install dated 12-17-12

Item Description Quantity Rate Total
Labor Remove and reinstall diff 2 95 190
Labor Replace LSD 1 1,250 1,250
Shipping Shipping of diff 1 100 100
Part Diff Fluid 3 48.48 145.44T
9.25% 13.45

Total: 1698.89

I took my car to Fall-Line March 4th, paid $625 out the door.
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Was searching through my recyling bin on my computer, and found VS Motorsports quote for my LSD install dated 12-17-12

Item Description Quantity Rate Total
Labor Remove and reinstall diff 2 95 190
Labor Replace LSD 1 1,250 1,250
Shipping Shipping of diff 1 100 100
Part Diff Fluid 3 48.48 145.44T
9.25% 13.45

Total: 1698.89

I took my car to Fall-Line March 4th, paid $625 out the door.
This is why one is out of business!
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