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Old 03-13-2011, 11:05 AM   #190
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Originally Posted by SpecterXP View Post
Ahh, Wouldn't that be a cheaper and more native alternative? They carry the same center subframe in the rear. Wouldn't 15% in the rear help with launch though? If you could put slicks/drag radials up front and keep some sticky street tires on the back you wouldn't really have traction problems, right?

I agree that the Jaguar is by far a better choice at 60/40 split then the Escapes 85/15.
The escape uses a electronically controlled system. So you have to swap over the wheel speed sensors, computer, and everything. All that work for a little bit of rear tq and only when the front slips? Not worth it imo.

I want real awd so that I can turbo the v6 and start destroying everyone on the road stealth style. :)
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