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Old 08-23-2017, 03:45 AM   #1825
speedyHAM
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1996 Gutted, built
XP class Impreza L

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Originally Posted by Xian_1 View Post
Was it a 1 way? What was it doing that you didn't like or wasn't doing that you wanted it to? I'm genuinely curious because you're the first person I've run into who's going back to a gear type diff and I'd like to understand more of the "why".
It is a 1 way Cusco set at 60% lockup. What I didn't like is that once power was applied the front end would understeer- always. My car is pretty well optimized and prior to the last set of suspension subframes it would go up on two wheels on certain high grip surfaces. After I fixed that the front end would wash out far sooner than the rear when on power out of corners.

Rear diff was (and is) a Cusco clutch set at 100% lockup. Type MZ I think, the one that will lock up at 1 mph vs. the street driveable one. Most people think my car is broken when I pull out of a parking lot space.
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