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Old 08-21-2007, 07:47 AM   #1
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Hi guys. I was thinking of putting torsen diffs to the front and centre of my kyosho 777 sp2. Is it a good upgrade for anyone using this buggy or up to individual ? Thanks for any info
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Any suggestions anyone? Cannot decide to buy or not to buy. Please advice. Thanks
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I wouldn't do it. The car just feels better with open diffs.
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I know these type of diffs have been around awhile, yet I've yet to actually meet someone running them....

So, I don't think they are necessary....
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Old 08-21-2007, 10:17 PM   #5
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Hmm...funny. Read about torsen diffs and the characteristics and it seems impressive. It sounds good but why people not using it? Will the handling of the buggy be very twitchy thats why put people off?
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They are very complicated interenally. Makes them difficult to rebuild, not to mention expensive and easy to have them grenade.
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Thank you for the info everyone. Appreciate all your knowledges
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If you race in the U.S. you dont need them, they are made for Euro tracks with hardly any jumps plus they are heavy.
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If you race in the U.S. you dont need them, they are made for Euro tracks with hardly any jumps plus they are heavy.
So do you mean that they are not suitable for bumpy tracks? What will happen if i still use them on bumpy tracks or tracks with a lot of jumps?
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I would use the standard diffs over torsen because you can adjust them more with thicker or thinner oils, the torsens usually have eight gears versus 4 so they are heavier and they usually use thick grease and are not as adjustable as normal diffs, it is like they put too much power to the tires, but you can still jump with them.
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In other words if you were running on a track with just turns I would use torsens but most tracks in the US have moto x style jumps so dont really need them.
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Oh ok buddy. Now i get it. Thanks for the input
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