Where you attach a arb can make a huge difference
as a rule of thumb: arb's attached to wishbones promote bump steer and reduce free articulation of the wishbone arm
an arb directly connected to a shock unit is levering directly against a dampening device; yes it all has to move together but...
Direct you might say
as in good few years back I took a car to celtic for mapping
informed/demonstrated haldex fuse pulling to effect to them
Let them have go at mapping; they admitted they didn't know how to actually build a custom map after about 3 weeks trying and lying
The arb-to-shock setup gives better roll dampening; basically means the arb is dampened
vs the arb-to-wishbone setup where roll energy directed into wheel via wishbone undampened
imho only need to use arb-to-wishbone if series rules demand it in motorsport, and if that scenario there are...
v3 dampener unit is miles better than the v2 dampener
v3s' dampeners can soften/stiffen themselves up more quickly, absording impacts of potsholes and the like well
v2s' don't soften; just stay rigid and wooden like a v1
A v2 setup on 7kg spring gives a more unforgiving ride than v3 setup with...
the rear pto is driven by the outer case of the front diff, so no load across the axle isn't an issue
Haldex's are tougher than some megabucks motorsport LSC's, if going rwd best to ditch it altogther though
all the off the shelf rear diffs (peloquin/quaife) are torsens, which aren't suited...
Yes they can be; got one waiting to be welded up (for use on loose gravel)
A YHW insert for the haldex controller
There's no torque spliiter in the drivetrain, so 100% of torque can be tranfered to rear axle
convert to rwd by removing front driftshafts
S3's are short & front heavy, so a large...
those calipers look in poor condition
Bet a good chance the caliper pins will need replacing, piston seals too
not to mention paint stripping and repainting
~ all extra cost and time
£250 way too much imho
Heat soak is the achilles heel of the junior gt (tiny pad + narrow disc)
Once heat soaked they are hopeless, whatever pad you've got in; the caliper really lock the heat in too compared to other calipers so ducted air v.helpful
But as said, even with stock mintex (brembo) pads in you should...
Just a something I've seen in passing; For specific details try pm'ing the op of that thread, although the thread seems to have died in 2015
Few thoughts though
The hydraulic handbrake is nice bit engineering, but not sure if it'd pass a uk mot; wouldn't pass MSA scrutineering
Far safer to...