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kosmoe

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ive got a vs s pac ute with a wagon diff (previous owner did this)
would it be possible to put in a minispool diff centre?? and how much would i be looking at?

im building a budget drag car so any info would be helpful
 

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For a drag car, I would be using a full spool. You can get them off E-bay for around $500.

Will you continue to run the V6?

If so, what are your plans?
What power output are you looking at?
If its a standard ecotec, I wouldn't bother with a spool at all. A standard LSD Will be all you need and can be had for a six pack if you look long enough.
 

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currently the engine is stock but am looking to turbo it in the near future so i need a diff that will handle the power
 

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well you'll need to rebuild the motor long before you have to worry about breaking a diff.

Stock ecotec will take 10psi if its in good nick, so you're not going to bother the diff.
 

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so at the end of the day is it possible to change diff centres from a single spinner to make it either lsd, minispooled, or full spooled
 

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single spin - one wheel spins one way and the other the other way (when jacked up)
lsd - only grabs both wheels when the power is given
minispool - both wheels are constantly locked (not good for corners or tyre wear)
im not too sure bout the full spool tho

as u can tell i dont have the best knowledge with running gear thats y im posting questions because ive looked for ages and cant find exact answers to my questions
i want to make informed decisions when i do this so im not wasting time, money and effort
 

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Mini spool is just a smaller weaker version of a full spool.
Its cheap because all it does is replace the spider gears, full spool replaces the whole center.
 

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try break a 4 spider minispool aint gonna happen in a hurry no need for full spools
 

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I'm just going basics atm.

He didn't originally state what power output he was after. So I just went straight for the worst case scenario.
 
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