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    Welded differential on a tds

    Hello everyone! Im planning to weld my diff so I can do some beginner drifting, I have no experience with this kind of works so Ill be glad to hear from your experience, any comments...

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    My fella runs welded diffs on the majority of his cars.. Only know of one person who runs a welded on his TDS E34, but might be worth checking out Black Smoke Racing

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    I've got a welded diff on my 328 and tbh it makes it fuckin awful as a daily drive and even driving normally tyres wear far quicker. I had mine welded by Brad Hacker from kyouto drift (runs a 650bhp rx7 in drift allstars) and it does help the car get off the line a bit quicker and obviously goes sideways great lol

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    I used to love driving mine daily with a welded diff, I'm weird though.. wouldn't go as far to say it was an awful drive though.. just skips a bit.

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    You won't really have the rev range to drift particularly well so I don't see the point in welding the diff. If you do decide to go down that route you'll wear tyres out quicker, will alot more skitchess over crappy surfaces, will make horrible noises at low speed etc.


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    gotta ask yaself why weld the diff on a diesel to start with? yal just shake and fatigue everything else to pieces on the car and it will smoke lots with no throttle plate to regulate mixture...
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    Welded differential on a tds

    Sell the diesel, go get a 323/325/328
    And weld the diff on THAT

    Drifting in a diesel should be an arrestable offence imo.

    Tyre smoke is cool, big cancerous clouds of sludger crud hanging in the air is not!

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    People drive with welded diffs on the road? Jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez!!!!!

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    I've driven my drifter with a welded diff on the road loads and can't fathom why people make out its dangerous?? Apart from parking and the odd tight turn its no different to any other diff, my opinion based on my experience.

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