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Old 04-30-2005, 04:04 PM   #1
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SVT front end ???

Is a SVT front + traction or limited slip or is it like the signal ZX3 and ZX5


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Old 04-30-2005, 10:55 PM   #2
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so nobody with a SVT knows if both front tires spin out or just one trie spins when you burnout
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Good luck spinning out in an SVT with traction control.

But to answer your question, it's an open differential, not limited slip.
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^^^ what he's saying... 1 wheel will spin if you don't have traction control.
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Old 05-01-2005, 12:48 PM   #5
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I dont have traction control and would never use it unless I was in snow.
I know where I could find a SVT that was hit in the rear I was wondering what parts I could use and if both wheels on a SVT pull instewad of just one.seeing what the Quaife Differential
would cost I might has well kit all after market suspension and brakes.If the svt had front end lock up then I would just switch everything over.

The Quaife Differential powers both drive wheels under nearly all conditions, instead of just one. With an ordinary open differential, standard on most cars, a lot of precious power is wasted during wheelspin under acceleration. This happens because the open differential shifts power to the wheel with less grip (along the path of least resistance). The Quaife, however, does just the opposite. It senses which wheel has the better grip, and biases the power to that wheel. It does this smoothly and constantly, and without ever completely removing power from the other wheel.
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yea...quaife is awesome...but have fun paying for the diff, then tearing apart your trans to install it.

the price isnt so much the quaife, its the install thatll kill you
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I figured I would pull the motor and put in the quaife same time I rebuild it and change the pistons to some nice turbo pistons cam change and other gooodies I need something to help her hook up when I'm pushing 300 ponys
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what do you mean only one wheel is powered on the svt? i can leave two black lines if i launch hard with spinning
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^^^Do you have Traction Control?^^^
You will spin both tires if you do, but it's not the same as having a true Limited Slip differential.
The TC will modulate the brakes from wheel to wheel once one starts slipping.
Mine leaves two 3' black strips on the pavement....then it falls flat on it's face once the timing retard kicks in.
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I dont have traction control, mine came without it
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