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Old 04-08-2012, 06:09 AM   #1831
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Yeah, i found that i really should have gotten the pro instead of the standard one...
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Yeah, i found that i really should have gotten the pro instead of the standard one...
I guess to each thier own. I ended up chaning many parts due to bendage and breakage and stiffness.
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:16 AM   #1833
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I guess to each thier own. I ended up chaning many parts due to bendage and breakage and stiffness.
So after reading thru all of the answers and going thru the parts of the larger thread, the only parts everyone keeps on the pro are:

differentials
transmission parts (belts, gears, etc...)
universals
bearings
shocks
suspension hing pins
balls and ball cups
chassis (maybe)
bumper and body mounts

...just about every other part gets tossed. I think this project is going to reach 417 cost levels before I'm done!
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Old 04-08-2012, 08:41 AM   #1834
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So after reading thru all of the answers and going thru the parts of the larger thread, the only parts everyone keeps on the pro are:

differentials
transmission parts (belts, gears, etc...)
universals bearings
shocks
suspension hing pins
balls and ball cups
chassis (maybe)
bumper and body mounts

...just about every other part gets tossed. I think this project is going to reach 417 cost levels before I'm done!
red are items that are also changed. I personally run a ball diff in the rear and spool up front. Many run gear diff rear and spool front.

lw universals are swapped in the rear, so we only usually keep 1/2 the universals.

417x is about $620. Even if you buy a pro and change EVERYTHING to carbon, it will be around $360. Still no where near $620. If you buy the exotek and "test" quie a bit, yes, it will surpass the 417x. I know i have
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red are items that are also changed. I personally run a ball diff in the rear and spool up front. Many run gear diff rear and spool front.

lw universals are swapped in the rear, so we only usually keep 1/2 the universals.

417x is about $620. Even if you buy a pro and change EVERYTHING to carbon, it will be around $360. Still no where near $620. If you buy the exotek and "test" quie a bit, yes, it will surpass the 417x. I know i have
I am factoring in the costs of the titanum screw set, turnbuckles and the aluminum steering components as well. I can find a stainless steel screw set for a lot less so that should save some dough.
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:46 AM   #1836
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I am factoring in the costs of the titanum screw set, turnbuckles and the aluminum steering components as well. I can find a stainless steel screw set for a lot less so that should save some dough.
I know. its going to be bw=etween 350-400. look on ebay, theres one for sale with an exotek conversion for $150.. the exotek is $143 alone...
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Incase anyone wants to start a "which TA06 weighs the most" contest, here is the first contender...








yes that is a front engine converted ta06. yes that is about 2 lbs of aluminum.
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yes that is a front engine converted ta06. yes that is about 2 lbs of aluminum.
That's BEAUTIFUL...
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I know. its going to be bw=etween 350-400. look on ebay, theres one for sale with an exotek conversion for $150.. the exotek is $143 alone...
I do actually want it to be TCS Legal so the Exotek is out (on a side note, I do like the one I have installed in my TA-05 ver.II)

I guess I will start the parts acquisition process...
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I do actually want it to be TCS Legal so the Exotek is out (on a side note, I do like the one I have installed in my TA-05 ver.II)

I guess I will start the parts acquisition process...
I think i mentioned before, I have about 75% of a kit that i will not use. Pm me an offer. You wil need things like belts, shocks, universals and electronics.
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I think i mentioned before, I have about 75% of a kit that i will not use. Pm me an offer. You wil need things like belts, shocks, universals and electronics.
PM sent...
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Apart from suspension blocks and springs plus a front end brace, I haven't changed anything to stiffer parts etc, running on carpet, on foams with additive, never felt the need to. I didn't even put sway bars on either, and to be honest, it is the best car I have driven, it does everything I want in a car.

I suggest anyone buying one, buy the Pro and put the right suspension blocks and springs on and try it before you go splashing the cash.... Only thing I would like to replace, is the rear diff, mainly to keep the oil on the inside of it more often.
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Right handed steering arms set now available



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yes that is a front engine converted ta06. yes that is about 2 lbs of aluminum.
looks like a 4wd FF-03 more than anything
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I am trying to buy one, but the site is erroring out..
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