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Phantom Grip

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by DesertNightEagle, Oct 15, 2003.

  1. DesertNightEagle

    DesertNightEagle Senior Member

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    Just wondering if anyone bought the Phantom Grip Limited slip conversion kit? Does it work? is it worth $300? how hard is it to install?


    Opinions are much appreciated(even if you dont have it) :D
     
  2. grifter2162

    grifter2162 Junior Member

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    only thing i have heard is, it is suppose to be good for the money, but I have also heard people saying it can mess up the spider gears, not sure exactly what but that is what I have heard
     
  3. dohcvtec_accord

    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    Wrong forum, moving.

    Anyway, the Phantom Grip is shite. It's not a true LSD, and will only work for cornering, not drag launches.
     
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    yup, it helps going in a straight line some, but nothing like a true lsd, shit I can't believe John Brown would even call it the phantom grip lsd (the man who created it I can't stand and lives 15 minutes from my house, has fucked up numerous rides locally.)
     
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    it rocks for an lsd. it rocks for drag launches. then you realize a month later. you just busted your differential because of a poorly made lsd. go with quaife
     
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    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    I've read numerous reviews that it does next to nothing for drag launches but is good for twisties. Or it may have been the other way around.

    Either way, it sucks.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Other way around. It's basically a spring loaded locker... straight line for the most part.
     
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    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    dont get phantom grip

    get quaife
     
  11. JDMilan

    JDMilan Senior Member

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    it's not an LSD people, it's two black looking plates,,,it's not a true differential...
     
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    dohcvtec_accord WRX Sellout

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    That's what I said y0! :D
     
  13. get_nick

    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    you might as well weld the differential so both wheels spin. phantom grip will destroy the tranny. just like a block guard, you get what you pay for.
     
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    good analogy, block guard is to so called be able to run more boost/higher revs and phantom grip is to grip not slip.
     
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    I know one person who has tried one and he peglegged every launch anyway. Quaife is a great all around investment, for drag -a clutch stlye is going to give you the instant lockup you want over a torsion style though.
     
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    do you have quaife's website, and how does it work?
     
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