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Old 01-03-2013, 04:23 AM   #879
Racer Dubya
some old guy
Member#: 112225
Join Date: Apr 2006
Chapter/Region: AKIC
Location: Anchorage
1985 78 HP of Rage!


Originally Posted by zachary.berrier View Post
The 5 is less shifts and longer when u go ppg, but the legacy gears aren't gonna hold any real power drag racing and the rear diff isn't as beefier either, if your serious drag racing u can throw in an sti swap with r180 and hold 600+ ft lbs of torque with the right clutch. The case of the 5 speed is also a super weak link of its design.

The USDM STI with overdrive isn't bad, i like the JDM 6 speed a little better if your not highway driving all day. I don't like running the dccd center diff open though, the bind clunk gets annoying.

I was pulling bits out of my rear diff and I had a whine in my tranny by the time I did the rebuild on my LGT
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