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Phantom Grip Anybody?

Alright so everyone is always talking about getting or having an lsd tranny. and ya i've driven a civic or two with one. i know the big name brands people swear by like quaife. but what about the Phantom Grip's??? does anyone have any experience with one? cuz i'm thinkin about buying an lsd, but i dont wanna drop the 1k on just buying the part alone..
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Re: Phantom Grip Anybody?

Anybody??? comments on them or anything??
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Re: Phantom Grip Anybody?

i dont think they are too good man, ive heard good things about the obx though which is like $4-450
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Re: Phantom Grip Anybody?

Cough up for a real LSD. Phantom Grip is basically a means of wedging your diff so the free wheel doesn't turn -- you're not transmitting the remaining power down to the tire with traction. Not to mention you're putting stress on the diff it wasn't meant to take. Drag racers have had some success with PG because it's enough to keep one wheel from spinning just long enough to hook up the tires -- getting around corners in a hurry or putting down power on loose surfaces is an entirely different proposition.

I wish I had some of my old material from previous boards -- I remember doing a long technical piece on PG. Should have saved all that stuff.
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