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Old 05 October 2018, 05:50 PM
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Hi, I've got an 6 speed conversion on my gc8 with stock front gc8 drive shaft and r180 rear drive shaft, What are the hp limit of the front gc8 drive shaft and rear r180?.
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Old 05 October 2018, 08:41 PM
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Depends on mechanical sympathy. Launches
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Old 05 October 2018, 11:35 PM
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wouldn't have thought much to worry about roadwise but heavy 1/4 mile launches is anyone's guess.
I have the 6 speed conversion on my newage wrx wagon which is a heavier car and was ok up to 460hp launching at 4900rpm but snapped a front driveshaft when pushing 500hp using nitrous. The sti items are much beefier by comparison.
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