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    standard escort axles

    could standard english axles take the punishment of high powered pinto in a rally car?

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    Re: standard escort axles

    theres been a lot of debate about this, i think the general opinion is they will run up to 200bhp as long as you have a LSD and not to much grip.

    Ford must have used the atlas for a reason though, its heavier and more expensive, so they must have felt the english wasnt strong enough for rally cars.

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    Re: standard escort axles

    ok thanks....
    think i will use the semi floating axle then.

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    Re: standard escort axles

    i think the general opinion is they will run up to 200bhp as long as you have a LSD and not to much grip.
    Running 280bhp on slicks with no probs, its all in the assembly

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    Re: standard escort axles

    Hi Dom,

    Went round to see Andy tonight and pick up the Samco's, saw his Mk2 Escort, very nice.. What do you have then /?

    cheeRS,

    Mark

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    Re: standard escort axles

    well i will be using a welded diff.

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    Re: standard escort axles

    well i will be using a welded diff.
    You should not

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    Re: standard escort axles

    well i will be using a welded diff.
    You should not
    dont have locker yet. and i like it to be always locked dont like lsd .

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    Re: standard escort axles

    It wont go around corners on tarmac very well with a welded diff

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    Re: standard escort axles

    It wont go around corners on tarmac very well with a welded diff
    dont know about that it will around the way i want it too.


    sideways forever is the rwd motto here

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    like the motto

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