Prepping as dedicated track car - Page 30 - Mazda 6 Forums : Mazda 6 Forum / Mazda Atenza Forum
User Tag List

 11Likes
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #291 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 11:56 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
CanyonRider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 1,054
Mentioned: 59 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 181 Post(s)
Thanks: 162
Thanked 587 Times in 352 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 2 Times in 2 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by *** ThE FoRk *** View Post
i thought this was a budget build?!?! =)
Well . . . I never said there was a final, fixed budget. It's more like an annual budget.

2011
Mods: Rollbar, seats, harnesses, helmet, hans device.
Events: One track event with stock suspension, brakes, wheels, etc.
Damages: Blown engine.

2012
Mods: Fusion engine, ball joints, wheel bearings, bushings, struts, springs, sways.
Events: 4 auto-x, 2 track events on 18x8.5 wheels.
Damages: Destroyed front calipers.

2013
Mods: MS6 front brakes, LSD, 18x10 wheels.
Events: 4 auto-x, 4 track events planned.
Damages: Let's hope for none.

2014
Mods: Rear multilink mods, coilovers.

I'm also planning to crew (and possibly co-drive) a couple of 24hr endurance races on a LeMons team in 2013. My work schedule is beginning to intefere with my car habit.

2003 Mazda 6s MTX
Mods - Yeah, I got
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


My Threads:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Like our Race Team's Facebook page:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

My YouTube Channel for in-car track videos:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
CanyonRider is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #292 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 11:58 AM
Lowspeed

 
TiGraySpeed6's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Tallahassee
Posts: 6,253
Mentioned: 167 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 604 Post(s)
Thanks: 2,445
Thanked 3,276 Times in 2,146 Posts
Groans: 1
Groaned at 7 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: 2 reviews
needs job mod

Was a Mazdaspeed6 GT #3476 TiGray slicktop
Now in a N54 135i - double the turbos, double the fun!
TiGraySpeed6 is offline  
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to TiGraySpeed6 For This Useful Post:
CanyonRider (11-13-2012), flipper66 (11-13-2012), mmceorange (11-13-2012)
post #293 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 08:55 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
CanyonRider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Wake Forest, NC
Posts: 1,054
Mentioned: 59 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 181 Post(s)
Thanks: 162
Thanked 587 Times in 352 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 2 Times in 2 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Well it appears I won't be getting my Quaife. They are out of stock, back ordered and Quaife won't do another run until they have at least 10 units ordered.

I have heard of the MFactory LSD and know a couple people that have put them in their street car. I have no personal experience with them and know nothing about their performance and, more importantly, durability. Although my Mazda6 trackcar doesn't make a ton of HP, I'm always on the gas hard and jumping gators which imparts alot of shock load on a LSD. I've had Quaifes in other cars and could not break them, so I figured they were worth the extra coin over something unproven (at least to me).

Anyone care to share their stories of abuse as I wring my hands over what to do (even though it appears I have no other options)?
CR

2003 Mazda 6s MTX
Mods - Yeah, I got
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


My Threads:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Like our Race Team's Facebook page:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

My YouTube Channel for in-car track videos:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
CanyonRider is offline  
post #294 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 09:04 PM
Lowspeed

 
TiGraySpeed6's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Tallahassee
Posts: 6,253
Mentioned: 167 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 604 Post(s)
Thanks: 2,445
Thanked 3,276 Times in 2,146 Posts
Groans: 1
Groaned at 7 Times in 7 Posts
iTrader: 2 reviews
I guess there's no bolting in the lsd from, or even the entire 6 speed trans from a speed3?

Was a Mazdaspeed6 GT #3476 TiGray slicktop
Now in a N54 135i - double the turbos, double the fun!
TiGraySpeed6 is offline  
post #295 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 01:53 PM
banana boat.

 
flipper66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: lake Mary, Florida
Posts: 6,988
Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 329 Post(s)
Thanks: 81
Thanked 997 Times in 846 Posts
Groans: 3
Groaned at 52 Times in 48 Posts
iTrader: 1 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by CanyonRider View Post
Well it appears I won't be getting my Quaife. They are out of stock, back ordered and Quaife won't do another run until they have at least 10 units ordered.

I have heard of the MFactory LSD and know a couple people that have put them in their street car. I have no personal experience with them and know nothing about their performance and, more importantly, durability. Although my Mazda6 trackcar doesn't make a ton of HP, I'm always on the gas hard and jumping gators which imparts alot of shock load on a LSD. I've had Quaifes in other cars and could not break them, so I figured they were worth the extra coin over something unproven (at least to me).

Anyone care to share their stories of abuse as I wring my hands over what to do (even though it appears I have no other options)?
CR
I think DJquick1 or someone was selling their BNIB Mfactory diff not too long ago. Should see if you can locate that thread. I know he had one of those phantom locks too, but in my experience they are under qualified for what you want.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
flipper66 is offline  
post #296 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 07:32 PM
Registered User
 
*** ThE FoRk ***'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 313
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Thanks: 10
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Groans: 1
Groaned at 6 Times in 1 Post
iTrader: 0 reviews
man that sucks~! no other retailer has it?

don't waste your time searching for djquik1. He's not selling the Mfactory, he only has the Phantom Grip. For that matter, no other member has a Mfactory LSD for sale.

*** ThE FoRk ***
*** ThE FoRk *** is offline  
post #297 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 01:31 PM
banana boat.

 
flipper66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: lake Mary, Florida
Posts: 6,988
Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 329 Post(s)
Thanks: 81
Thanked 997 Times in 846 Posts
Groans: 3
Groaned at 52 Times in 48 Posts
iTrader: 1 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by *** ThE FoRk *** View Post
man that sucks~! no other retailer has it?

don't waste your time searching for djquik1. He's not selling the Mfactory, he only has the Phantom Grip. For that matter, no other member has a Mfactory LSD for sale.
I know I saw one not too long ago. might have been on 6crew.

Attention People With the Team M-Factory LSD - Page 2

this is what I was thinking of. Looks like it sold not too long ago.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
flipper66 is offline  
post #298 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 10:15 AM
e4w
Registered User
 
e4w's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Atl, GA
Posts: 1,073
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 32 Post(s)
Thanks: 107
Thanked 72 Times in 66 Posts
Groans: 3
Groaned at 3 Times in 3 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to e4w
Hey CR, have you heard of intermediate shaft bearing failure? I have vibration noise in my drivetrain when accelerating. after replacing both l/r cv axles and my manual tranny. I replaced my tranny because I had input shaft or diff bearing noise under acceleration. I solved this problem, but I still have the other noise and vibration.

Sent from my VZW Samsung Fascinate

[B][SIZE=2]2004 6s MTX/sport clutch/air box mod/de badged/ TB Coolant by-pass /6000K HID/AWR 88D Rear mount/AWR 88D upper trans mount/exh mod


my 6

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


185.66hp/ 170tq 11/2011

213kmi (Sept 4, 2016) update
e4w is offline  
post #299 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 12:07 PM
banana boat.

 
flipper66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: lake Mary, Florida
Posts: 6,988
Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 329 Post(s)
Thanks: 81
Thanked 997 Times in 846 Posts
Groans: 3
Groaned at 52 Times in 48 Posts
iTrader: 1 reviews
FS: XMAS shopping!!

diff!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
flipper66 is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to flipper66 For This Useful Post:
CanyonRider (11-27-2012), TiGraySpeed6 (11-26-2012)
post #300 of 638 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 01:05 PM
Mazda Guru
 
mmceorange's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Southeast NH
Posts: 4,986
Mentioned: 135 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1045 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,071
Thanked 1,089 Times in 869 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
^^^ +1



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2006 Mazda 6s GS | Hatchback | Tungsten Gray

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
mmceorange is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mazda 6 Forums : Mazda 6 Forum / Mazda Atenza Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome