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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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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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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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