100 series Front Diff

Submitted: Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:28
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I Have just taken 3 teeth off the crown wheel in the front diff of my Landcruiser!!
Has anyone else had a problem with these diffs????
I was bogged in sand with a 1.4tonne work trailer hooked on. In low range first gear.?????
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Reply By: Member - Jeff M (WA) - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:31

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:31
And "BAMO" there goes another LC100 front diff! LOL
Sorry, not funny, but yes very common it would appear. If it's not a 100 series LC blowing a front diff it's a 3.0td patrol blowing an engine....
(sorry, series II only for all the nit pickers).

Just make sure Tojo fix it under warranty, don't take any crap from them.
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Follow Up By: Leroy - Friday, Jul 02, 2004 at 10:17

Friday, Jul 02, 2004 at 10:17
your accuracy is noted (re. series II)

Leroy hehe
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Reply By: Member - Roachie SA- Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:38

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:38
Mate,

Not funny

Not unexpected.

Get onto your dealer and tell him you want the "real 4x4 front diff" (as opposed to the school shuttle bus variety).

Good luck
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Follow Up By: Mrs Diamond - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 20:09

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 20:09
Get onto your dealer and tell him you want the "real 4x4 front diff" (as opposed to the school shuttle bus variety).
do you think toyota will fit a patrol diff for him lol

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Follow Up By: Member - Roachie SA- Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 21:00

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 21:00
No harm in asking, eh??
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Follow Up By: Member - Ken - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 23:12

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 23:12
You two are just full of it 2nite.

Get your mums to wash your mouths out with soap and go to bed.
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Reply By: Davoe - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:41

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:41
more info - beam or ifs?
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Reply By: bamo - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:46

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 17:46
Solid Diff. Apparently the same diff used in the rear off a hilux . Maybe this is why Toyota have brought out IFS in the turbo Diesel and V8 petrol models
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Follow Up By: Member - Roachie SA- Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 20:59

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 20:59
Bamo.....

"Solid Diff".......sorry mate but when you're talking about a 100 series; that is simply an oxymoron......IFS or Beam axle, the 100s has a very poor reputation up front. Ask Mr Lexic....he's had a few front end dramas too and his is a beam axle jobbie too.

Good luck with it though; I know that they are good car in most other respects.

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Reply By: Wil - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 19:13

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 19:13
Bamo
Do a search on the Forum. I remembered someone highlighting the problem of the 100LC from diff weakness and a remachined flanged nut or the likes will cure it for good...
Good luck
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Reply By: Davoe - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 21:15

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 21:15
If it was a beam axle you probably were a bit unlucky although it sounds as if you were giving it a hard time. I have driven quite a few 78 series which I believe is the same as in the 100 standard and I have not personally experienced or seen any problem which includes underground work which requires constand low range and a significant amount of time absolutly flat in reverse (4500rpm) up declines
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Reply By: Eric Experience. - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 22:20

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 22:20
Bamo.
I have looked at this problem and came to the conclusion that some of the pinion nuts are to poorly made allowing the pinion to move forward enough to lock up the diff. I believe that a stronger nut with a flange instead of a washer would cure the problem but I have not had the oportunity to try it yet. Eric.
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Reply By: Des Lexic - Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 22:28

Thursday, Jul 01, 2004 at 22:28
I've read forumites comments about the solid spacer being fitted. Question. Who would you need to speak to regarding having one made or purchased off the shelf.
If it saves it happening again, it would be worth the money.
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Reply By: thomo - Friday, Jul 02, 2004 at 20:44

Friday, Jul 02, 2004 at 20:44
Has anyone looked into or fitted a 75 series front diff in to one.
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