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Old 09-30-2012, 07:48 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by zehkaiser View Post
Ah, yeah. Didn't think about the DCT. They're only rated to 180 HP, right? Or was it TQ? Either way, you'd need a manual and a more sturdy unibody for a 'charged V8.
If I was doing a V8, it would have a V8 trans behind it.

I thought I read the DCT was rated for like 300 something ft-lbs, but that's still not enough IMO to handle abuse. I doubt the electric clutches could handle holding big power.
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