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camino_man 02-06-2003 02:11 PM

spools
 
i was just wondering what yalls thoughts were on running spools in a daily driver and what kind of problems they can cause. thanks

dmorris1200 02-06-2003 02:17 PM

Well if you use the search engine entering spools for search word in trans-rear section you could get a history of all old threads containing info on spools. Here is the most recent thread.

rear end spool

kiaserknife 02-06-2003 02:19 PM

Its hard on your tires...and rear-end...everybody I know who has done it doesnt recommend it.m2cnts

cuda66 02-08-2003 12:50 PM

I personally have one in my cuda and I love it!!!! I heard all the horror stories and I decided that I would add one in my car due to the cost of a locker assembly!!! The only problem that I have noticed id that when you turn a sharp corner you will hear one of the tires slipping. Now I dont drive my car everyday but I do drive it about 2 to 3 times a week. one thing to think about is tores and axel diameter. If you are running a cheeter slick or something you will bind up the rear and will probably tear you the axels. But as a genral rule there is enouh dirt and debris in most corners that you will get the wheel slippage to keep you from tearing up anything. one thing I would warn you about is always slow way down before you take a real sharp corner. Have fun and make it go fast. one thing I love about it is. It smells better when you can burn one tire down but it smells better when you can do it to two. Cudaman

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