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Old 06-03-2008, 08:40 PM   #31
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I dont believe that the SVT Focus has enough torque to justify having a LSD installed. My old SVT Contour could definitely have used one.

I drive track days at Lime Rock Park as well as autocross at various locations in CT and only in the tightest of corners could I have found use for a LSD in the SVT Focus.

Very rarely do I get the inside front tire to spin in second gear (which is what your stay in for most AutoX's) and that is usually bc of me down driving as smoothly as I should be.

Though I have had the inside front tire break loose at Lime Rock through the downhill turn at 85 mph. But hey the track is in pretty bad shape and a lot of bumps in that corner.
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Old 06-03-2008, 08:48 PM   #32
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IThough I have had the inside front tire break loose at Lime Rock through the downhill turn at 85 mph. But hey the track is in pretty bad shape and a lot of bumps in that corner.
I heard that turn is super dangerous because of the bumps. It's sad they don't have more money to maintain the track.
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Old 06-04-2008, 07:35 AM   #33
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I dont believe that the SVT Focus has enough torque to justify having a LSD installed. My old SVT Contour could definitely have used one.

I drive track days at Lime Rock Park as well as autocross at various locations in CT and only in the tightest of corners could I have found use for a LSD in the SVT Focus.

Very rarely do I get the inside front tire to spin in second gear (which is what your stay in for most AutoX's) and that is usually bc of me down driving as smoothly as I should be.

Though I have had the inside front tire break loose at Lime Rock through the downhill turn at 85 mph. But hey the track is in pretty bad shape and a lot of bumps in that corner.

No offense but you have to be driving REALLY slow. LSD not only gets the power down on corner exit it saves tires. Depending on the track it's good for 1-2 seconds. Mods should go in this order: rear bar, brake pads, lsd, suspension, power.

For reference, tracks I've been to with the focus are grattan, waterford, mid-ohio, nelson ledges, beaverun, the glen, vir, shenandoah, and daytona.
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I dont believe that the SVT Focus has enough torque to justify having a LSD installed. My old SVT Contour could definitely have used one.

I drive track days at Lime Rock Park as well as autocross at various locations in CT and only in the tightest of corners could I have found use for a LSD in the SVT Focus.

Very rarely do I get the inside front tire to spin in second gear (which is what your stay in for most AutoX's) and that is usually bc of me down driving as smoothly as I should be.

Though I have had the inside front tire break loose at Lime Rock through the downhill turn at 85 mph. But hey the track is in pretty bad shape and a lot of bumps in that corner.
We had our SVTF out at Autobahn Country Club last month and definitely could have used an LSD.
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1. I love the s2000. Its my dream car.
2. At least the s2000 is able to rev that high AND you still get 200+ hp
3. It is more fun to drive a slow car fast then vice versa. Don't believe me? Check this vid out
http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/video/video_player.shtml?vid=204774
have you driven one.

stop bumping old threads
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stop bumping old threads
If new info is added or more people learn stuff through the bump, it's ok.
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This thread isn't even old. LOL
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quote by JAY LENO "Going quickly in a slow car is actually more fun than going fast in a fast car, cuz anyone can go fast in a fast car, but if you take a car that is essentially not that powerful and make it do things that is not supposed to be able to do. Well thats where the real fun is!". Gotta love it!
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This thread isn't even old. LOL
2005 is old...lololol
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By the way you wouldn't be N/A if you used N2O. That is a power adder and is not at all considered a mod that keeps the car N/A.
Also the S2000 has a 2.2L and makes its power @ 7800 rpm and 162ft/lbs of torque.
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Lol... I know this is an old topic but... I'm interested in info about the LSD because since I've started autox I've noticed how much I could use one. I came across this and thought to let you peeps know.. The S2000 is a 2.0L engine. That's what S2000 is based on. If you don't agree, check wikipedia. Later!
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