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Old 03-31-2012, 10:56 PM   #1
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Angry Lingenfelter differential blowing oil...

I bought an LPE 9.5" differential not too long ago and have noticed a ton of gear oil blowing out the vent tube. Anyone with this differential notice this?

It's frustrating to spend $5K for a differential only to have it blowing oil all over. :(
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:08 PM   #2
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Was it over filled??
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:09 PM   #3
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Who did the install?
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:36 PM   #4
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Was it over filled??
No. I called LPE about it a few weeks ago and they said it's an issue they're aware of and would be sending a fix. I've heard nothing since.

I was hoping someone else had and resolved this problem.
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Old 04-01-2012, 12:49 PM   #5
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hope by the time the money trees grows back that they have this fixed, this is the rear that i've been looking at for some time now. did they say what the fix was?
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:43 AM   #6
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Did you ever get the fix done? Diff is holding up great and oil vent is no longer an issue. Plus it definitely lets it vent great with no possible oil issues as I've heard on other diff setups. Just took a little time to get a well engineered solution.
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Old 10-27-2012, 01:42 PM   #7
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wow I got a DSS 9...I am certainly glad I did. i almost pulled the trigger on the lpe rear....this really isnt good. I hope the best for you.
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