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Forum: General Forum Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 208
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Posted By Rally
I could say the same thing. I run a Subaru dual...

I could say the same thing. I run a Subaru dual range gearbox with Subaru gears from various models. Front diff is Subaru. Engine is Subaru. Rear diff housing and gears are Subaru, as is rear cross...
Forum: General Forum Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 6,547
Posted By Rally
I will keep it on topic (mostly)by saying the...

I will keep it on topic (mostly)by saying the best modification I have done is the rear locker. Having the plated rear diff though also made a significant improvement but if you run just the plated...
Forum: General Forum Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 6,547
Posted By Rally
Apart from the bull bar and snorkel my car is...

Apart from the bull bar and snorkel my car is pretty much the same. Looks about standard height, runs Subaru rims and road tyres. I have had people laugh at me for tackling something they obviously...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline Yesterday, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 215
Posted By Rally
What will quickly kill a centre vlsd is applying...

What will quickly kill a centre vlsd is applying power with the handbrake applied.

A while ago, when I was running a plated rear diff and helical front diff, my centre vlsd wore out. Was it just...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 24th May 2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
Yes. I was very cautious and concerned because I...

Yes. I was very cautious and concerned because I didn’t have a sump guard. Not seeing where I was going made me more concerned. A couple of times I was going to call it quits, but with guidance I...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 24th May 2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
Ok, but look at the still photos I posted above....

Ok, but look at the still photos I posted above. Standard ride height, standard diffs
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 24th May 2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 215
Posted By Rally
Centre of the diff you wish to upgrade. WRX's...

Centre of the diff you wish to upgrade. WRX's are no good. Older ones came with VLSD in the rear and centre and open at the front. Newer ones came with R180- well, the ADM ones did. You need to...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 24th May 2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 215
Posted By Rally
You need to change the centre. If buying second...

You need to change the centre. If buying second hand you might want to do the clutch packs, bearings, etc. Keep in mind it needs to fit your axles
Forum: Bridgestone 23rd May 2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By Rally
Nothing serious Kevin. My mates have those cars...

Nothing serious Kevin. My mates have those cars and it’s all in good fun. When he broke his front diff I stayed with him until we loaded the car on a trailer and all the way up the freeway
Forum: Bridgestone 23rd May 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By Rally
Yes, I guess it is although I hadn’t thought of...

Yes, I guess it is although I hadn’t thought of it as such. Perhaps a passive rather than an active one.
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
For god sake Mat you could not possibly say you...

For god sake Mat you could not possibly say you have done similar when the video flattens everything out. Those who were there and later saw the video commented on their disappointment that the...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
The second hit was because I was going too fast....

The second hit was because I was going too fast. Not by much, maybe 3 kmh too fast. Had I have been going slower, I may not have hit, or at least not as hard. It’s pretty steep and very rutted. To...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 23rd May 2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 107
Posted By Rally
Leaving the legalities aside, it's not just a...

Leaving the legalities aside, it's not just a case of drilling holes. You will need to taper them as well. Then you will need to look at the legalities and insurance implications
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
If you can't see the photos, use Chrome and then...

If you can't see the photos, use Chrome and then go here https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/photobucket-hotlink-fix/kegnjbncdcliihbemealioapbifiaedg
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
These photos were all done when the car was...

These photos were all done when the car was totally standard. I did not get stuck and made it all the way through with only a cracked splash guard...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
It was a few years ago, so I am not sure. I think...

It was a few years ago, so I am not sure. I think I had raised springs 25mm. Which is what I am still running now. This video was taken this year. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=dVwNIblSTxQ. The sump...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 23rd May 2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 215
Posted By Rally
Plated diffs you can.

Plated diffs you can.
Forum: Bridgestone 23rd May 2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By Rally
Up until that point I was delighted. I could add...

Up until that point I was delighted. I could add it to the list of real 4wds I had defeated with my Forester.
Forum: Bridgestone 23rd May 2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By Rally
Not the bit that shows me, just the Landcruiser....

Not the bit that shows me, just the Landcruiser. He ended up breaking his front diff after failing to get out
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
This is the track I was on when I broke my sump...

This is the track I was on when I broke my sump guard. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq4ZR8NO1fE.
Forum: Bridgestone 23rd May 2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By Rally
One comes to mind. There was a bunch of Foresters...

One comes to mind. There was a bunch of Foresters going through the state forest with a Challenger and a 105 series. There was the easy way and the hard way. All the Foresters except me went the easy...
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 23rd May 2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By Rally
I did point out that I had an SH as a daily so I...

I did point out that I had an SH as a daily so I wasn’t try to knock a car I didn’t have. If you like the SH then good for you. I never said it was less capable off road. If you ask for opinions...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 23rd May 2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
I do disagree with you about the sump guard. The...

I do disagree with you about the sump guard. The cast ones are brittle and had already been repaired once. I have given the sheet aluminium one a much bigger whack. As you say, it has bent but is...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 22nd May 2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 97
Posted By Rally
Sump Guards - Split Thread

The old cast alloy subaxtreme sump guards are 1 hit wonders. Sheet aluminium can take a lot more punishment. I stuffed my cast one with a mild hit at very low speed
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 22nd May 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 699
Posted By Rally
It’s not a pissing competition. If people want to...

It’s not a pissing competition. If people want to destroy their cars then that is up to them. I suspect most people don’t. My experience has been most people want to test the water and are satisfied...
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