Blizzy019 Posted November 18, 2006 Share Posted November 18, 2006 A big hello to everyone on the forum. I am a 23 year old small business owner from Northeast Indiana. Just over a month ago, I purchased a 1996 SC400 with 58k miles. I am the second owner. I love the car. It is in excellent shape as the original owner took excellent care of the car, even performing a 60k mile check that included a new timing belt and fluid flush. I chose the SC because of its reliability and value. Having been the previous owner of only a 1993 Ford Taurus GL, 260 horsepower is new to me. At the same time, I am looking to upgrade. With the money I saved over a GS4, M3, S4, or CLK55, I am looking to invest some of the difference into getting my car in the same ballpark of performance. Currently, my SC is completely stock. I have done some reading of this forum, intellexual, planet soarer, club lexus, and lextreme. The torque converter by Precision Industries appears to be a must have to increase off the line acceleration. It is universally considered a "Great Mod", and it is something I am definitley ordering and installing in the coming weeks. After the Dragon, I plan on adding an LSD. I have read that certain Supra Torsen models are easily compatible. I also notice that TRD makes a very good LSD that works with the SC400. My questions are these: (1) What is the difference in functionality and performance between a Supra Torsen and TRD LSD? (2) What is the difference in compatibility between the stock drive mechanisms and a Supra Torsen or TRD LSD? (3) Specifically, what models of the Supra Torsen and TRD LSD should be found? (4) How does one go about finding and/or ordering the Supra Torsen and TRD LSD? Thanks in advance for any insight that can be offered. It is appreciated as I know very little about cars- Blizzy019 -------------------- As a postscript, my current attack plan is to completely upgrade the exhaust system after the Dragon/LSD conversion. I hear the exhaust is meant for luxury and shackles the car's performance. I will ask more questions about the exhaust when I am ready for that step. Currently, the LSD is puzzling me and presents my most immediate questions. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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