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    How strong is a Kohln axle

    Just wondering, if its ok for about 100bhp it would be suitable for a Morris Minor project we have on the go as a way to use ford pcd on the back or is it seriously weak?

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    Re: How strong is a Kohln axle

    its all about grip and weight, but with 100bhp in a moggy assuming your not running massive tyres and dumping the clutch or have shit loads of axle tramp your prob be fine with it

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    Re: How strong is a Kohln axle

    Excellent just what I was hoping to hear.

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    Re: How strong is a Kohln axle

    graham is right .. you should be safe unless your 100bhp is long stroke torquer.. and you have a massivly high diff ratio in it with a very high 1st gear.. as its torque that kills parts,
    take 100 ft/lb time the 1st gear, say 3:1 .. thats 300ft/lb .. then a tall diff.. say 5:1 ..thats 1500ft/lb .. ie massive

    What i would say though, is the English (timken) axle may be easier on maintainence, easier ratio change, and more to choose from, and a hell of a lot easier to get hold of

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    Re: How strong is a Kohln axle

    Quote Originally Posted by Retromotorsport View Post
    What i would say though, is the English (timken) axle may be easier on maintainence, easier ratio change, and more to choose from, and a hell of a lot easier to get hold of
    ^^^ that was my initial thought in all honesty

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    Re: How strong is a Kohln axle

    Thanks for those replys. We have one available its the right ratio and its cheap (something you can't say about an english these days).

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    Re: How strong is a Kohln axle

    We have one available its the right ratio and its cheap (something you can't say about an english these days).
    i thought that would be your position

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