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  1. #11
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    Feb 2016
    Cheers guys. Got her tinted, looks mint.

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  2. #12
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    Feb 2016
    Quote Originally Posted by Strick View Post
    Hah, thatll do it! Are the factory gearboxes weak in those?

    Hows the FWD go with the extra power, does it get it to the ground ok?
    Not...really. The cluster used in them is all but the same as an Evo. It's the primary input bearing that can't handle the torque. It's a pretty ordinary ball bearing, whereas the evos use tapers. Tried to convert it, but there's just not enough meat in the housing.

    Getting it down.. well that's challenging lol. Feather the throttle or torque steer towards the nearest tree or power pole lol.

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  3. #13
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    Feb 2016
    Finally got around to pulling the blower to do pulleys & spacers

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Your brown/beige solid isolator on the left is a genuine eaton solid isolator I would re-install it not whatever that black one is.

    If the material of that black one is crappy regenerated plastic from china the potential for it expanding and growing inside and binding up on charger is very high, then if the plastic is able to withstand not only heat but shock loads.

    A lot of these copy cat companies simply copy without any knowledge of what they are making and why and what it needs to withstand.

    I see you have blower spacer plates there too, if they don't have o-rings they are also a Chinese knock off design.
    You can see a few failures here of the chinese stuff: http://www.hsvforum.com.au/showthrea...-spacer-plates

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