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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-20-2018, 05:17 AM
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This is simply not true. The stock Elise/Exige trans/clutch will last indefinitely at 250 bhp if driven correctly on street tires and a few track days a year. The problem starts at closer to 300 bhp with people that can't drive properly or are beating on the car at the track with slicks regularly. Then you have the hot-dogs with 300 at the wheels chiming in about stock trans. Idiots.
Yep...I have 6000 hard track miles on a stock tranny without lsd in a 2-11 on only slicks....I run a 2:05 at VIR full and 240 hp ... third gear just now went. So stock not too bad
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Yep...I have 6000 hard track miles on a stock tranny without lsd in a 2-11 on only slicks....I run a 2:05 at VIR full and 240 hp ... third gear just now went. So stock not too bad
You, sir, are a fantastic driver.

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You, sir, are a fantastic driver.

Or just lucky
Thatís why I just ordered a stock celica tranny...I never use 6th gear....so should I worry about adding a lsd?
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I have worked with drivers that have great results from the torsen LSD, it will make a difference.
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@docjay -- drive faster ---- SSC 3rd and 4th gears and OS Giken LSD FTW!

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