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Old 07-17-2008, 10:39 AM   #1
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Default $225 for a diff? Seriously?

I was looking for hop up parts and noticed that you can get a Front, Center, and Rear differential from Fioroni for $225 EACH!! They make them for most of the 1/8 scale cars.

Buy all three and you just spent more then the car is worth... does that seem odd to anyone? Has anyone tried these? What’s so special that it would be worth that much?

They better clean themselves.

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Old 07-17-2008, 10:48 AM   #2
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Fioroni stuff is always a arm and a leg.
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Old 07-17-2008, 11:21 AM   #3
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If you install these you don't have to worry about your driving skill any longer.
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If that's the case, I will take ALL 3!
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ya i hear they make amazing product ive personally never tried any of there stuff but im bout to get a clutch setup from them
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If that's the case, I will take ALL 3!
You might want to get 4 just in case one of them leaks...
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If you install these you don't have to worry about your driving skill any longer.


Bah, all I need is 30% nitro

Oh wait... it's all gone.
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On a blue groove track they work good..(I dont really care for them much). I thought they push way to much when you are off throttle, it seems that in order for them to work they need power to them..dont chop the throttle..
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On a blue groove track they work good..(I dont really care for them much). I thought they push way to much when you are off throttle, it seems that in order for them to work they need power to them..dont chop the throttle..
Sweet, feedback from someone that acutally used one. Thanks Oasis.


More plz, I'd like to her more comments from other users.
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ya i hear they make amazing product ive personally never tried any of there stuff but im bout to get a clutch setup from them
the clutch is sweet... full season with one set of shoes! and still more life to them! and only had to change the bearings 4or5 times... great product

Not running it now tho, using the Xray clutch that come with the kit... but thinkn of using it again as it was very durable!!
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were did that post come in at? glad its gone. but now it looks like im rolling my eyes at someone elses post.
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Yes, the diffs are expensive. They are expensive to produce, and there is a lot of testing (several years worth in the case of these diffs) that occurs before production starts. Add to that the weak dollar vs the strong euro.

These diffs are a tuning option made for and used by some of the top racers around the world as are nearly all other Fioroni products. You won't read or hear about most of the results from these racers due to contractual issues, but even as recent as the Euro 1/8th champs, several of the finalists (I won't mention any names, but it could be anyone from first to tenth) used Fioroni product, some of it prototypes, but none of it 'cheap'. There are other cheaper 'torsen' type diffs on the market, many of which are low in quality and don't perform like they should.

Like I mentioned above, the diffs are a tuning option and won't be needed (nor are they suggested) to be used at all times. Drive your car using the stock diffs first, get your baseline setup done, and then try them out and try them in different conditions. Use them when you know they improve your lap times.
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Old 07-18-2008, 04:57 PM   #14
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so could it be that you can get the center diff, and the other 2 diffs all at different times, still having a stock one or 2 on the vehicle. would that mess up any kind of geometry between stock and aftermarket being used at the same time. as new center diff and rear diff with a stock front one.
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Old 07-18-2008, 09:06 PM   #15
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No problems mixing them up. I believe they recommend trying the front one first.
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