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Old 07-13-2011, 09:11 PM   #1
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LPW COVER (VENT ISSUE)

Has anyone installed the LPW cover and had oil come out of the vent at highway speeds???? Street driving seems to be fine. I put the stock cover back on and it doesn't do it anymore.
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:15 PM   #2
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Yup, same issue. Got a PM from BlownRS/SS with the same issue as well. Been in contact with LPW and they are aware, we will see what becomes of it as far as what the problem is and a fix.
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:01 AM   #3
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vent issue also.even tried less fluid. still pushes fluid out.lpw we need a fix!
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:30 AM   #4
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Maybe try extending the vent higher?
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Old 07-14-2011, 09:37 AM   #5
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vent issue also.even tried less fluid. still pushes fluid out.lpw we need a fix!
Hey thundercat, you should contact LPW by phone if you haven't already so they are aware of just how widespread this problem is. There seems to be more and more people coming forward with this issue on a daily basis.
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:57 PM   #6
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called today.was told the owner was out til monday,but would contact me with a fix asap.lets hope its soon
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Old 07-15-2011, 05:15 PM   #7
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I have the same problem, I hope they have a fix. I have a track day set up for next thursday that has cost alot of money. I guess we will see on monday when the owner gets back.
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Old 07-15-2011, 05:26 PM   #8
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Not sure if it will be a quick fix, there is quite a bit of difference in the vent location from the stock cover to the lpw cover, they may need a new casting. returning mine tired of changing fluid and swaping covers back and forth!!!!
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Old 07-15-2011, 05:29 PM   #9
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And cleaning up the mess under the car......
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:16 PM   #10
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Try extending the vent line above the top of the cover before tearing it all apart. Thats probably what their fix will end up being too.
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:25 PM   #11
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Try extending the vent line above the top of the cover before tearing it all apart. Thats probably what their fix will end up being too.
The vent line already extends above the top of the cover by probably 6" or so. You can't go much higher without drilling a hole in your trunk. Maybe you could extend it up in the wheel well???
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Old 07-16-2011, 09:46 AM   #12
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Well crap I didn't know that, was only going off their pic on the website. I was wanting to pick one up in two months when I do my first fluid change but I guess I'll wait and see how this shakes out.
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Old 07-17-2011, 04:01 AM   #13
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Can anyone tell me if you can change the cover without pulling the diff??

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Old 07-17-2011, 11:14 AM   #14
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Can anyone tell me if you can change the cover without pulling the diff??

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I couldn't. Disconnected the drive shaft and removed the bolts from the three diff mount points and let it sag down a bit. Was on a lift to do this.
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