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Old 10-25-2012, 07:34 AM   #1036
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If you're talking about the O-ring on the setup sheets, it isn't the O-ring in the shocks, it's an O-ring on the bottom of the shock shaft to limit up travel in an attempt to reduce grip roll, you used to sometimes see it on carpet setups.

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Oh... ok... thanks for the info...
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Found out from Amain today that I'm number 6 out of 20 on the waiting list. Hoping there's at least six shipped to Amain.
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Speedtechrc has them in stock for $499.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:45 AM   #1039
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Just kinda wondering what options people are thinking about adding to your new T4. (or already did) Not talking about tuning options or "bling" but performance upgrades XRAY offers. i.e ECS Driveshafts... ect. Thanks!
Hard front bumper. Gear diff for the front with 500K or 1M oil.

If you use the ECS drive shafts, I've found that shrink wrap on the center joint can save you if the pins come loose. If you run a gear diff up front, you most likely don't need the ECS drive shafts.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:46 AM   #1040
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nvm i just talked to amain... they ordered 50 xray t4's ... but that doesnt mean they will get all of them....

and i am number 21 out of 23 on back order....

oh well I aint in a hurry and that gives me more time to listen to all the building here so when i do get it I will have lots of info...
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Hard front bumper. Gear diff for the front with 500K or 1M oil.

If you use the ECS drive shafts, I've found that shrink wrap on the center joint can save you if the pins come loose. If you run a gear diff up front, you most likely don't need the ECS drive shafts.
just wondering what your reason was for diff in the front
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:54 AM   #1042
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just wondering what your reason was for diff in the front
some people prefer it, some tracks it suits. I find 90% of the time spool is quicker even though a gear diff feels better.

I went to a meet on Sunday which was on an indoor running track. Very strange surface for grip but the guy who won it put a gear diff in the front and his car was super dialed.
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just wondering what your reason was for diff in the front
Crash resistance. The diff with 500K or heavier oil in it allows for some give in the event of a crash, and it almost acts like a spool. I've heard of people using gray cleaning putty (but that's a PITA to get out) or one or two foam ear plugs. This almost makes it like a locking diff, but still has some give.
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I have only run ball diffs in my tour cars and never run a spool in the front....but this car is going to be a huge change for me when I do get it so it will be a new experience of racing/driving which i am excited for... if I can run a ta0-ifsv2 with little upgrades with people who run xrays, serpents, tc6s with full upgrades then they are going to be in for a suprise when i upgrade finally
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how did you find out? email or called?
Give em a call.
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Crash resistance. The diff with 500K or heavier oil in it allows for some give in the event of a crash, and it almost acts like a spool. I've heard of people using gray cleaning putty (but that's a PITA to get out) or one or two foam ear plugs. This almost makes it like a locking diff, but still has some give.
The thing I don't like about a front diff is it's not very consistent from the start of the run to the end, even using cleaning putty. It heats up/breaks down and is a lot softer by the end of the run.
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The thing I don't like about a front diff is it's not very consistent from the start of the run to the end, even using cleaning putty. It heats up/breaks down and is a lot softer by the end of the run.
I had that problem as well when I first tried a gear diff. Found out that you have to re-pack the diff with putty after running a few times. Once its packed the right way it doesnt change much at all...even in the heat.

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I had that problem as well when I first tried a gear diff. Found out that you have to re-pack the diff with putty after running a few times. Once its packed the right way it doesnt change much at all...even in the heat.

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I've done that 3 or 4 times. It's to the point that putty comes out of the screw holes when you close the diff up. Maybe it's the 140* track temps I usually run in here in Florida.
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tj are you going to have the new car in daytona this weekend? and are you coming up saturday or sunday?
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