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Old 08-31-2012, 10:43 AM   #41
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so comp is bad news. stay away, got it!

about the torsen diff though. i didnt think anyone had ever managed to bust one? what is the tq that they are supposed to be able to handle?

i think ill be going with the twin disk since im shooting for 450 on pump gas and at some point ill probably get curious and see just for kicks what it will do on race gas even though i dont think that i will run it on race gas very often at all even at the track. i cant help but feel like 550-600+ whp is just going to blow the tires off at the track no matter what slicks you run. more likely than not the race gas tune will just be to make people shit themselves at the local dyno day events that all the local turbo civic and neon guys love so much.

and the dry sump is out since we have established that turning 9k rpms is just silly

the garrett turbos just keep looking better and better
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If it's just dyno numbers...Torsen will be fine but why the twin disk then? Saw a Torsen in pieces, they should hold 500wtq and 400 with slicks.
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damn i knew i should have gotten a quaife all those years ago. but noooo the only real difference between the torsen and the quaife at the time was that one had a warranty and the other didnt and since i didnt think i would ever really make big power then what's the point? i should have seen this coming lol

so you think a cm4 will be okay for 600whp range on a dyno?
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so you think a cm4 will be okay for 600whp range on a dyno?
Yes, Fernando made 608 with a CM 4 and ran it at the track, still running it, I have the same.
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^ is that the fx 400?
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Yes, 4 puck.
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:04 AM   #47
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how about 6 pack CM fx 400 ? I have heard they aren't aggressive and don't shutter a lot do they ?
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how about 6 pack CM fx 400 ? I have heard they aren't aggressive and don't shutter a lot do they ?
I had a 6 puck and a 4 puck. The six puck was nice for daily not alot of shutter very easy to drive. four puck was also nice as a daily just a hair more aggressive but did shutter a fair amount. Problem with both is If you drag race your car alot and and run it on the weekends along with daily it thru out the week, they dont tend to hold up very well.
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Yea I have the cm 6 puck on the SVT. It's held up over the years but it's slowly but surely goin out. It has about 15k on it, but has never seen race gas, or the strip either.
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so longevity on these clutches arent the greatest i guess. am i just way out there in the clouds hoping to get 40k miles out of a clutch at 450whp?
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