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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by Dizzy619 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:37 pm

git-r2 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:38 pm
Dizzy619 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:48 pm
I am going to Bedford on Friday evening... Hope the weather is not too hot tho...
Who's organising it mate?

I'm free Friday :) :)
Hi mate.. It's an Evo magazine track evening... Some awesome cars attended the last one in June... I managed a passenger ride in a guys McLaren :shock:
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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by git-r2 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:46 pm

Dizzy619 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:37 pm
git-r2 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:38 pm
Dizzy619 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:48 pm
I am going to Bedford on Friday evening... Hope the weather is not too hot tho...
Who's organising it mate?

I'm free Friday :) :)
Hi mate.. It's an Evo magazine track evening... Some awesome cars attended the last one in June... I managed a passenger ride in a guys McLaren :shock:
Thanks mate, that sounds really good but it's fully booked. Have fun :)
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The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by NISFAN » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:47 pm

Fully booked I think.

I know someone who made that sell his place.

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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by Dizzy619 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:50 pm

NISFAN wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:47 pm
Fully booked I think.

I know someone who made that sell his place.
Hey gordon?
Darren from Palmersport day!
57 plate sedona red 135i. Quaiffe diff 1M suspension bits, afe induction kit, forge fmic, mhd maps, bilstein b12.. :lol:

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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by NISFAN » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:22 pm

Dizzy619 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:50 pm
NISFAN wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:47 pm
Fully booked I think.

I know someone who made that sell his place.
Hey gordon?
Darren from Palmersport day!
How's it going Darren? Really wanted to do Bedford track day this evening. Couldn't get out of other commitments.

Will be looking out for the next 'How fast' session.
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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by Synchromesh » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:11 pm

git-r2 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:43 am
Tbh I think that for what you want (said it before but feel free to ignore), you'd be better getting a proper locker, I have the BMW lsd in mine which is fine (better than the lsd in an e46) but nothing like a welded or proper locking diff.

It's funny how everyone recommends the quaiffe. I called them before getting my lsd but was told it wouldn't be good for drifting so crossed it off the list.
Sorry to revive an old thread, but what do you mean by a 'proper locking diff'?

I thought the only LSD available for these were torsen (Quaife) and plate-type (BMW OEM, etc).

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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by markhurley » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:03 pm

The atb diffs ( quaife ) need both wheels on the ground to lock up properly , so if you run a massively stiff rear suspension you probably c**k a rear wheel and the diff won’t work as intended.

I think a lot of it is down to how much preload has been applied during installation,
I’ve got birds suspension and a 20mm rear arb and the car has no problem drifting / holding a slide in fact the rear can be a bit too mobile at times.
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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by markhurley » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:05 pm

Synchromesh wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:11 pm
git-r2 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:43 am
Tbh I think that for what you want (said it before but feel free to ignore), you'd be better getting a proper locker, I have the BMW lsd in mine which is fine (better than the lsd in an e46) but nothing like a welded or proper locking diff.

It's funny how everyone recommends the quaiffe. I called them before getting my lsd but was told it wouldn't be good for drifting so crossed it off the list.
Sorry to revive an old thread, but what do you mean by a 'proper locking diff'?

I thought the only LSD available for these were torsen (Quaife) and plate-type (BMW OEM, etc).
You can get plated diffs if drifting is more your thing , quaife is fit and forget then don’t require mantainance like the plated ones .
130i Birds B1 suspension,M3 front arms,M3 rear arms,Powerflex inserts ,BMWP strut brace,M135i front brake's,BMWP rear brake's, 28mm M3 front roll bar,20mm white line rear roll bar ,Quaife LSD,MPSCup2tyre's.

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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by Synchromesh » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:35 pm

markhurley wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:05 pm
Synchromesh wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:11 pm
git-r2 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:43 am
Tbh I think that for what you want (said it before but feel free to ignore), you'd be better getting a proper locker, I have the BMW lsd in mine which is fine (better than the lsd in an e46) but nothing like a welded or proper locking diff.

It's funny how everyone recommends the quaiffe. I called them before getting my lsd but was told it wouldn't be good for drifting so crossed it off the list.
Sorry to revive an old thread, but what do you mean by a 'proper locking diff'?

I thought the only LSD available for these were torsen (Quaife) and plate-type (BMW OEM, etc).
You can get plated diffs if drifting is more your thing , quaife is fit and forget then don’t require mantainance like the plated ones .
I get the difference between plated and torsen/Quaife, but just wondered what you meant by a 'proper locking' diff - is there another type available you were referring to?

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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by marco_polo » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:55 pm

BMW LSD are plated LSD's made by Drexler, they rarely lock more than around 30% though.

If you wanted a 100% locker, have a chat with OS Giken
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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by Toed64 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:34 pm

Or a Wavetrac that seem to give you the best of both worlds...

http://www.wavetrac.net/
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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by Synchromesh » Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:15 pm

Cheers guys

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Re: The quest for a decent powerslide continues.

Post by git-r2 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:33 am

Synchromesh wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:11 pm
git-r2 wrote:
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:43 am
Tbh I think that for what you want (said it before but feel free to ignore), you'd be better getting a proper locker, I have the BMW lsd in mine which is fine (better than the lsd in an e46) but nothing like a welded or proper locking diff.

It's funny how everyone recommends the quaiffe. I called them before getting my lsd but was told it wouldn't be good for drifting so crossed it off the list.
Sorry to revive an old thread, but what do you mean by a 'proper locking diff'?

I thought the only LSD available for these were torsen (Quaife) and plate-type (BMW OEM, etc).
Exactly like Marco says, a more fierce locking diff. It makes a difference on brakes too. The fierce LSD’s I’ve used are horrible on the road though.

The BMW LSD is fine, nice on the road and it will still powerslide half decently: https://youtu.be/LUNTEQ70_pE

You can get other LSD’s as mentioned, better for drifting, not sure if they’d compromise road use though?
'13 M135i standard.. and will remain so.. I promise... really.. will not modify... or abuse on track..
'91 R32 GTR... basically standard and unmolested... 497 @ rear hubs... never raced nor rallied : https://youtu.be/jhsX0elVG2k
+ some dullness

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