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Old 06-06-2008, 09:27 AM   #81
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opps. internet is being dumb. srry.
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Old 06-06-2008, 08:04 PM   #82
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for what it's worth, i've broken 2 axles now...one pre-boost, one post-boost. Both right side
If an axle is going to break then there is a higher probability that it will be the right side... since it is longer.

I have seen some of Focus_3XZ's work and I know he has very impressive fab skills... have you the equipment to make your own set of axles??

If you have the equipment availible wouldnt that be the best avenue of approach to this issue??
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Old 06-06-2008, 08:07 PM   #83
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FWIW I was reading over on the "other" site and Massive said they had issues with breaking axles in some of their cars.. and they figured out it was due to wheel hop when coming off the line and they put a set of traction bars on the Focus and it seems to have cured the issue...........
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Old 06-07-2008, 12:33 AM   #84
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I already have a set of billet 300m axles on my car. My car has never wheel hopped at all, yet will still break stock ones easily.
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Old 10-02-2008, 10:08 PM   #85
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i'll have to try that...i get wheel hop so bad the car feels like it's going to fall apart =*(
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Old 10-03-2008, 06:27 PM   #86
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Wheel hop is a sign of either poor driving skill or lack of proper parts to prevent it.
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Old 10-04-2008, 09:27 PM   #87
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I have suspension done, i have an LSD, and it's not due to lack of driving skill (thanks) so this is the last thing to try.
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Old 10-04-2008, 09:35 PM   #88
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I wasn't taking a stab at you personally man. I was just stating that USUALLY, those are the major two causes of wheel-hop. Personally, I've never had the problem. But I'm an artist when it comes to clutch-slip and launching. (slight horn toot there)
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Old 11-17-2008, 11:35 PM   #89
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www.a1cvtech.com Guys are up in quabec, If they can make axles to help handle my 352WHP Escort zx2, im sure they can do Ford Focus, tell them I sent you.
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yeah i broke my axle a few weeks ago at the track on street tires launching at 3000 rpms.. just dropped the clutch and it snapped
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