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    You may be right... for some reason I think our wheels spun in opposite directions when I had it in the air and checked it for the first time.

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    The easiest way I know is to jack the car up in the rear (both tires off the ground) and turn either tire. If the opposite tire spins the same way you have an LSD. If the other tires spins in the opposite direction, you have a standard differential.
    Didnt 2000 T/As come with Zexel-Torsen LSDs? I thought that acted differently that a typical LSD when it is spun on a lift?
    Good question and I'm not certain.

    Someone can verify, but I think that type of LSD, while it works a little differently on how it applies torque to each wheel, will still exhibit the same characteristics when turning the wheels on a lift; both wheels spin in the same direction as it's still a type of limited slip differencial.

    Here's a good illustration of it on YouTube:

    I am not sure what that year T/A came equipped with off-hand.
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