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Where can I find the best deal? I know there's a group buy going on, but it doesn't fit my timeline.
I searched for previous posts on this, but didn't find anything.
 

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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (Josh[deady]Able)

quote:[HR][/HR]there is a GB going on now, its going to take place March 1st.[HR][/HR]​
I'm in on that GB, but I plan on having the car roadworthy by then. I can't wait that long.
What vendors carry the Quaiffe? I think the peloquin won't be strong enough for my application. (300whp).
 

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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (vdubturbo)

ANY place outside of North America is a good place to buy a Quaife....Autotech/Quaife America have a monopoly here and the price reflects it...My friend used to work at a local Porsche race shop and even they had to order from Autotech....
He, himself, bought one from Tim Stiles Racing in the UK for only $670. Thats their everyday price....shipping was less than $40 I believe.
http://www.tsr-performance.com
 

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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (shawnoen)

word, I checked Quaife dealers out myself some time back, with the dollar strong they go for under $700 (470 British pounds) in the UK. They told me they're not supposed to ship to the U.S.A. per their understanding with the Quaife of America / represented by Autotech. However, they told me it could be done, and you don't have to pay the VAT (value added tax)that is about 17% if I'm not mistaken, that the European community people have to pay.
Maybe we can work something out from the "Empire that the sun never sets on"?



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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (vdubturbo)

Here is a place that I found while on a similar quest a month or so ago. Its called phantom grip (weird name), I dont know of anyone who has used them. I heard about them on a rally board, so I figure if rally guysuse it it may be worth checking out.
Here's the link: http://www.phantomgrip.com
I emailed them about prices and I think they said $350, but I think that email is long gone.
 

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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (nicuss)

You can get the shim kit direct from Peloquin [in CA. (310) 219-1391]. It runs about 70 bucks, and it does make a little differenc. And I mean little. I think it makes the differential something like 4-7% more affective as far as slippage goes. Not much, but then again for that much money you can't expect night and day differences to happen. I'd advise you to just scour the net for a group buy on a quaife, they last damn near close to forever and well, you know, they're just sweet
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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (Josh[deady]Able)

Well, lot's of good Info! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
I think I'll take my chances on the Euro-Buy option. Thanks!
 

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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (vdubturbo)

Phantom Grip is U.S. made and they do advertise the 020 tranny LSD for $329, however, when I called them in October they said they were just developing it

The representative told me that they should have 'em by Christmas, which would be cool... supposedly equal to Quaife and I believe he said they carry a 1 year warranty. Still, I dont get how come they advertise it for sale and don't have em even rolling of the assembly line
 

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Re: Cheap Quaiffe? (Bob Opla)

I could venture a guess...
If someone who knew what they were doing, maybe a couple hundred bucks? You have to drop the axles out, then pull the tranny off the bellhousing. It adds up, doesn't it?
 
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