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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 4:01 pm 
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a mate is wrecking a EL Fairmont Ghia and im just wondering if the Ghia has the same diff as the XR6? Is it the 3.45 Lsd?

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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 4:04 pm 
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All EL Fairmont Ghia's received 3.45 LSD
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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 4:09 pm 
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oh s**t hot, thx for that, i think i might have to turf my 3.08 single spinner and buy the EL Ghia one. It's only done 90,000k's and it was a family car so it should be pretty good still.

 

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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 5:20 pm 
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Just make sure it's a 6 cyl then....

I am pretty sure they got the 3.23:1 ratio in the 8's! but yeah I agree, 3.45 in the 6's.

 

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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 5:52 pm 
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Yeah it's a 6, will i notice much difference in acceleration from 3.08 to 3.45?

 

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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 5:56 pm 
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IMO you're much better off with a 3.45:1 ratio than the 3.08:1.

Better acceleration and better fuel economy around town.

I will be on the look out for a 3.45:1 LSD for my bus when the time comes, but that may be a while as my car has only done low k's so it might be a while before the original diff dies in the a**!

 

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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 8:20 pm 
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A 3.45 diff will have you on 2000 rpm @ 100km/h.

 

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Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 8:22 pm 
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best upgrade for the money by far....nice ratio and LSD for extra fun doughies and burnouts

 

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Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 11:26 am 
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The 5L EL Ghia's got the 3.45 LSD diff as well.

I know I have one :)
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Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 11:34 am 
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If your serious about modding your EL, and sticking with the auto then i wouldnt waste your time with 3.45's

Save up and fit some 3.7 or 4.11's....... you need shorter ratio's than 3.45 to overcome that aweful 1st gear
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Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 11:54 am 
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pegasusfx wrote:
The 5L EL Ghia's got the 3.45 LSD diff as well.

I know I have one :)


I'm not going to argue..... I'll check it out next time I get a chance.....

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Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 12:24 pm 
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Good news, the person with the wrecked EL Ghia has a EF Futura and he just blew his diff up in it, I'm gonna give him my 3.08 diff out of my car and hes gonna give me the 3.45lsd out of the EL Ghia, im stoked.

 

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philaddis wrote:
pegasusfx wrote:
The 5L EL Ghia's got the 3.45 LSD diff as well.

I know I have one :)


I'm not going to argue..... I'll check it out next time I get a chance.....

Cheers,


Why argue. All Ghia's (8's and 6's) got a 3.45.
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Posted: Tue May 06, 2008 1:53 pm 
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arm79 wrote:
philaddis wrote:
I'm not going to argue.....


Why argue.


Ummmm...... isn't that what I just said?

 

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philaddis wrote:
arm79 wrote:
philaddis wrote:
I'm not going to argue.....


Why argue.


Ummmm...... isn't that what I just said?


Yeah. But you're still gonna check it out anyway's cos you don't believe us. :wink:
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