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Old 02-13-2018, 09:18 AM   #1  
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Default Best Diff to buy for an base model?

So iíve done a lot of research and it seems the best diff to purchase for drifting a base model would be a nismo diff. Iíve looked at quaife and tomei but i just wonder what people have had experience with any of these say or even give me some other ideas.
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Weld your diff
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quaife, carbonetics, or os giken
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Are you trying to do drift competitions? If this is going to turn into a drift machine, I would weld the diff.
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Weld your diff
well the car is also my DD in Washington so a welded diff isnt ideal
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Are you trying to do drift competitions? If this is going to turn into a drift machine, I would weld the diff.
eventually but the car is my DD in a rainy state so a welded diff might not be my best option. i have a budget of around 700-1200
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If its your daily driver you probably shouldn't use it for drifting unless you have another daily driver on hand for when your fixing your other daily driver.
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And for thethe price your going to pay for a aftermarket limited slip you could buy another daily driver.
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DD and drift car do not go well together. I suggest keeping the Z for a DD and using the money you would spend on a diff to find a 240SX or something similar.

Quaife cost me almost $2k once everything was said and done.
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And for thethe price your going to pay for a aftermarket limited slip you could buy another daily driver.
agreed /\/\ I thought installed aftermarket diff was more like $3K
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