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Has anybody heard of Whitehead Performance in Canada?  I was thinking about purchasing a Longnose R200 CLSD Differential with 4:11 or 3:90 gear ratios.  These diffs would be perfect for my stock RB 25DET swap.   They import these diffs directly from Japan and sell them for $1200 to $1500 depending on gear ratio.  They also seem to check the diffs for any damage before selling to any customers.  I just wanted to know if anyone has bought a diff from them in the past.

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  • 7 years later...

I know this is an old post but I ordered from Mike at Whitehead based on the feedback here.

 

I ordered a rebuilt R200 3.7 with a Quaife LSD in September 2020.

After 6 months of getting the run around and still no diff, I asked for a refund.

Now 5 weeks later and no refund.

 

I know lots of things can happen and COVID has thrown a wrench into many things.

I think I've been more than patient and I'm still hoping Mike will take care of this but for now, I wanted to leave some feedback.

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11 hours ago, rxx2rxx2 said:

I know this is an old post but I ordered from Mike at Whitehead based on the feedback here.

 

I ordered a rebuilt R200 3.7 with a Quaife LSD in September 2020.

After 6 months of getting the run around and still no diff, I asked for a refund.

Now 5 weeks later and no refund.

 

I know lots of things can happen and COVID has thrown a wrench into many things.

I think I've been more than patient and I'm still hoping Mike will take care of this but for now, I wanted to leave some feedback.

I wouldn’t probably be this nice . It’s bad enough you pay ahead of time and now no refund - BS

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On 4/10/2021 at 9:52 AM, rxx2rxx2 said:

I know this is an old post but I ordered from Mike at Whitehead based on the feedback here.

 

I ordered a rebuilt R200 3.7 with a Quaife LSD in September 2020.

After 6 months of getting the run around and still no diff, I asked for a refund.

Now 5 weeks later and no refund.

 

I know lots of things can happen and COVID has thrown a wrench into many things.

I think I've been more than patient and I'm still hoping Mike will take care of this but for now, I wanted to leave some feedback.

I  reached out to Mike just to give him a heads up and received this reply, I'm sure you will hear from him very shortly.  I didn't know about the single parent thing, that must be quite recent and explains a few things. Hope this helps.

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Whitehead Performance

5:51 PM (44 minutes ago)
   
 
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Thanks for the heads up. yup that one slipped by me both putting the diff together and now the refund.
So far behind on things - everytime the kids get sent home i have to be home with them at least 50% of the time (single parent).  Just can't keep up with everything like this.  Not complaining just being straight on what my situation is. 
But everyone here is okay and i hope the same for you on your end.
 
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Mike Hansen
Manager, Whitehead Performance
416-665-2220
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My only suggestion is to pepper them with contact. E-mails, phone calls etc. they don’t need to be angry (even though you are certainly entitled to be). Eventually they will want you to go away and they know there is only one way to do it.

 

I would throw in the statement “further action” if you need to. Does not need to be specific. 

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