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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 6:48 pm 
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I have a Ford XT, what do you think is the best value for money? The best to get off the line etc etc

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:12 pm 
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I'd go gears b4 stall, speshaly if anyone else might drive the car in the wet.
however stalls are good too... either way you'll notice more go.

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:27 pm 
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Yeah, but if I get both, it'll smoke to easy... a stall coverter would be cheaper, ay?

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:12 pm 
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Andre wrote:
Yeah, but if I get both, it'll smoke to easy... a stall coverter would be cheaper, ay?



yes more smokeys

maybe yes maybe no not sure what xt diffs are $$$
but it will cost you about $1000 for a stally fitted with oil cooler

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:05 pm 
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Just fit a LSD center when you do the gears and you wont smoke it up any where as easy.

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:39 pm 
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Do you think I should get a trans cooler at the same time as the lower gear ratio? They are reasonably cheap and will make the trans last heaps longer ay?

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:50 am 
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Even a trans cooler on a standard vehicle will help, if you give it ot your car more than normal they are recommended. Heat is generally what kill's automatic's aided by the driver.

 

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