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Old 02-28-17, 09:48 AM   #11
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Sounds ideal! No issues with the LWFW and CP? By pulley kit I assume you mean that and replacement alternator pulley?


No issues yet. I heard about the misfire issue.

Pulley kit included the crank, alternator, and power steering. All under driven and requiring a smaller belt (which it came with).

Girodisc front and rear on the horizon.

I don't want to, but the lightest wheels in 18s, looks like the RPF1s. Nothing against them. Just not my style.


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Old 02-28-17, 09:54 AM   #12
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Overplayed. No interest other than a track wheel either.
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Old 02-28-17, 05:26 PM   #13
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I agree! I have this shaft with my volks and in my case, It was night and day for me. I could break lose easily in 1st and 2nd feels like it's on the edge in corners. This was done on a stage 1 sti. With the OEM it didn't feel as eager to kick out. I went from Stock STI wheel with conti DWS to RE30 and PSS. Traction shouldn't be an issue here haha.
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Old 02-28-17, 06:33 PM   #14
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Default Re: I inserted a shaft and it feels good.

Shouldn't downshifting work better as well?
After all, you're decelerating less mass after the tranny.
Did you add a carbon fibre crankshaft too, or lose a few points in compression somewhere along the way?
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Because there is less weight o. The driveline the car does not come down in rpms the same way. Less resistance to slow the engine.
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Default Re: I inserted a shaft and it feels good.

When you're down shifting you use engine braking to slow the mass of the car and the rotational mass of the entire drive train.
With a CF shaft, you're reducing the rotational mass of the drive train.

Ergo, engine braking should be improved exactly the same way that acceleration of the drive train is improved.
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Old 08-28-19, 02:32 PM   #17
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Looking to pick this up for my 05' STi... Figure why not.

Looking to see how it still is for your vehicle? How has it held up?

I saw the process they use to balance the shafts but it still worries me about putting it on the car and or having it not be balanced (is that possible, and if so what do you do?).

I don't drive the STi a lot but honestly this looks like a fun little mod that's pretty easy to install... just seeing for an update. Everyone is quick to say they love it but then years down the road really tell it for me.

I've read several reviews now on people saying they've gone through two of the PST cf drive shafts because they were not balanced right or caused the car to sound/feel like an airplane. Wobble..etc.

Did you have to bang on the tranny tunnel to make it fit? I keep seeing that here and there as well..

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