quote:[HR][/HR]You don't need one unless you feel like gunning it in first off the line.[HR][/HR]
Or cornering 10 times better or saving your tranny from grenading under the power because the stock diff is such a piece of junk! Get the diff it will keep your tranny together, help in handling and straight line acceleration. You will never regret it.
I gotta agree about the Peloquin/Quaife. It has very little to do with launching, and
everything to do with cornering. It does wonders even for the car stock, and in my opinion
is absolutely essential for FI use. I've put tens of thousands of miles on my
Peloquin both NA and FI, and feel that it was worth every penny.
Depends on what "line" you're sitting on when you launch.
What folks have found at the drag strip is that for a really good driver
it provides no advantage as the available grip is high, and they're feathering
the clutch at the threshhold of adhesion which they'd do with or without
a torque biasing diff. In other words, it won't automatically take 2 tenths
off your 1/4 mile time if you're already getting decent launches.
If you're spinning off the launch then it might help, but that's never going
to be the fastest way to launch anyway.
On the other hand, the confidence that comes from knowing that you
*can* just dump the clutch and go if you want without blowing the
tranny may help you perfect your launches.
When we start talking about street launches.. mixed surfaces..
paint stripes.. gravel whatever, then it certainly provides a
measurable benefit. But in those same conditions it provides
an even greater benefit for turning. In a non-FI car you feel it working
in corners most often. In a FI car, you feel it working a lot of the time
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