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#26 mightGETaSUBARU

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 01:33 PM

i did take a 4eat and add two extra spiders to it to lock it up but was undriveabble couldent turn but it did make it a posi


no surprises there

the result is always the same, doesn't matter what vehicle you are driving, the front tires need to be able to rotate at different speeds while turning

#27 mightGETaSUBARU

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 01:40 PM

Anyone can drive with gears, and anyone can drive with horsepower.
You have no idea what it takes to drive a Roo in tough spots needing both.
The "heresay" part of it is that there is no fix.
If you want something bad enough, you can make it happen.
Which means hydro steering.IT CAN be done.So, why try to demonstratively disenvow a guys idea when there IS a solution to it.
We were never blessed enough to have 50 bajillion companies make it easy for ANYONE to bolt ************ on and think they are a wheeler.


Bolt on? Beats me I built most of the parts and modded many other parts on my Jeep, I am all for it, I have torn the crap outta the Jeep that I built, interesting thing is none of the parts I built ever broke...

doesn't matter what vehicle you put a welded front diff in,it's asking for trouble, it should be common sense, there only place I think you could use it is in a straight line, figure out how to make it turn, I dare ya... lol good luck kid

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 11:07 AM

The torison front diff or qaif sorry no idea how to spell it has four hilical cut spiders is a eruopenen thing but it works and you can steer is very different looking than convential diff

#29 mightGETaSUBARU

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:37 AM

The torison front diff or qaif sorry no idea how to spell it has four hilical cut spiders is a eruopenen thing but it works and you can steer is very different looking than convential diff


point is it can allow the front wheels to unlock and in a turn

#30 AWDfreak

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:15 AM

I personally feel that a clutch-type LSD up front (such as a Cusco unit) would be more beneficial than a welded front differential. But that's just me.

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Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:34 AM

money becomes an issue. 600 bucks for a lsd or a free welded diff. I several 5mt for parts

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:20 PM

You also can't compare the traction you get from a welded diff to an LSD or torsion diff for what your doing. It sounds like you don't really have a reason not to do it :D...Keep us posted with updates!

 

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:51 PM

I would like to add that I did demo derby a FWD car with powersteering. The diff was behind a cover so I welded it up. Worked GREAT on loose dirt until the first time I turned sharp under power at which point it promptly blew the inner CV joint into about 10 pieces. only found 3..For that car exploding cv's is quite rare,doesnt normally happen until you are making 3X stock power.






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