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Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 2:55 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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what kind of power can an XF driveline take
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Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 10:54 pm 
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the drive shaft is a 3" steel with spicer components, would handle up to around 1000nm of torque. alot more than the car can produce. not sure on how strong the trans and diff are tho.
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Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 11:10 pm 
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clutch.... pretty pissweak in standard form
4 speed single rail: reasonably tough, will handle a 351 if treated with a bit of respect
Early 5 speed..... 'nuff said that it was also fitted to sigma's
late 5 speed (T5) tuff enuf for most work, dont expect a stock T5 to handle a thrashing once you have a decent engine
BW35&40 series 3 speed auto's..... ok for most driving..... if you drive like a lunatic, they'll die quickly, and neutral dumps (rev in neutral then pull into gear.....) are a quick way to grenade the box

tailshaft is ok, uni's are reasonable, but big power/torque will snap uni's and/or pretzel the tailshaft

diff...... som are ok, some arent.... the Borg-Warner in XF's is basically identical to the one in all later model solid rear axle falcons, and if prepared well, can take a flogging......

 

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