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Offline elff

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #25 on: November 09, 2015, 06:51:53 PM »
I believe u can, but the combination will not prevent you from backing into medians.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #26 on: November 09, 2015, 07:27:52 PM »

:lol:

sorry couldn't reset



Elff, come on you know you just shut down and then restart to reset.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #27 on: November 10, 2015, 01:29:19 PM »

Elff, come on you know you just shut down and then restart to reset.

HAHAHAHAHA!!  Good one Critter!
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #28 on: November 10, 2015, 02:15:08 PM »
It's a special kind of burn when Critter bust you for a spelling error.  Been there done that.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #29 on: November 10, 2015, 03:20:09 PM »
:lol:
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #30 on: December 20, 2015, 05:57:53 PM »
So update...

Dave at Pwerks is making some aluminum bushings to replace the the rubber ones on the crossbeam to carrier

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #31 on: December 20, 2015, 06:50:32 PM »
Racing-only, I assume?  Would probably be a nasty ride for a road car (I'm guessing).

As a matter of interest, why aluminum and not urethane?
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2015, 07:04:28 PM »
Dave said they are a press in style bushing that has no way of being located besides pressing them in.
Hence why he suggested aluminum vs poly, or delrin.

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #33 on: December 21, 2015, 02:12:08 PM »
Racing-only, I assume?  Would probably be a nasty ride for a road car (I'm guessing).

As a matter of interest, why aluminum and not urethane?

I would have to agree with this.

Noise and vibration is probably going to suck.  I'm also thinking having no give in the bushings may result in making it easier to crack a diff housing.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #34 on: December 21, 2015, 02:55:18 PM »
Aluminum?
I have never heard of that being used to replace the material that is supposed to yield in a bushing.


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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #35 on: December 21, 2015, 03:57:25 PM »
You never heard of solid motor mounts?

I'm sure I'm giving up some NVH.  How much is what we will learn.

Noise
Vibration
Harshness

replacing carriers is no fun.

This is the 2nd failure I have had to fix.

1 mine
1 my fathers

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #36 on: December 21, 2015, 04:35:31 PM »
I thought these were for the rear Diff?

Werks is making you new motor mounts?

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #37 on: December 21, 2015, 05:01:16 PM »
Dear god man...

it was a comparison.

He is making me solid rear diff mounts. Where the rear of the carrier mount to the crossbeam.

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #38 on: December 22, 2015, 12:14:49 AM »
Relax, you were the one who changed gears and mentioned the engine mounts. 

And no, I have not heard of using aluminum, just poly and delrin.

Sounds to me like you will be transitioning the potential carnage to something else if you make that solid.

The other thing I find odd is that we have a lot of kappa drag racers who have not had issues running times in the 12's. 
Instead of going with a weird one off part, maybe see if there are ever more part differences between the 2007 gxp and the kappas that have not broken.   

I personally have only read about 1 other diff failure, and not a case crack.  Maybe it's like Miller and some of the other guys pointed out and it's how you are launching. 


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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #39 on: December 26, 2015, 11:11:29 PM »
I wouldn't disagree it may be how we are launching, but mine and my father's have failed?

We are on the same tire though.  So I'm wondering if that is playing into the wheel hop...

This will deffinetly change things this spring though...


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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #40 on: December 27, 2015, 12:16:44 PM »
Now the tires will just spin!
Much safer for the diff than the wheel hop!

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Problems: I have wheel hop and blew my diff

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #41 on: December 27, 2015, 12:23:38 PM »
No butt hurt here...

that is a solution.

when at the track and you get wheel hop it usually means leave harder.

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #42 on: December 27, 2015, 02:21:23 PM »
Definitely made my wheels spin when I put the WR3 on. Is the outlet welded on that you have pictured? I recently picked up a few WR3 replacement items from PAW because I will be selling my WR3 and noticed they are doing a few things different like the oil drain, wastegate bracket and wastegate adapter.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #43 on: December 27, 2015, 02:24:01 PM »
Yes the 90 ell is welded on.

this is the efr based WR3. I know once upon a time the WR series turbos were precision turbo based.

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #44 on: December 27, 2015, 03:08:26 PM »
The one I'm running is the EFR based as well. I swapped the 6758 for the 7163.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #45 on: December 27, 2015, 07:57:56 PM »
First I've heard for the 7163 on a kappa.

built engine?

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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #46 on: December 27, 2015, 08:30:38 PM »
There's another one on HP Tuners forum as well. I'm running 82# springs but haven't gone into the block yet. I got a good deal on the 7163 and decided to try it out. It works great, spools great and flows more air with no change to the tune yet so it should be awesome if I ever do get around to upgrading the bottom end.
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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #47 on: December 27, 2015, 08:32:21 PM »
Wow..



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Re: AND BOOM GOES THE DIFF
« Reply #48 on: January 04, 2016, 04:08:31 PM »
Aluminum?
I have never heard of that being used to replace the material that is supposed to yield in a bushing.



All of my diff mounts are solid aluminum. Diff ears, back case, driveshaft "donut" etc. Nothing yields. And yes, there is a lot of NVH in my car. I would never put solid mounts (other than maybe the ear mounts) in a street car. Solid ear mounts have been known to alleviate a lot of wheel hop, but as dave said previously, the shocks and suspension need to be up to the task to control the movement.

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