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Old 01-13-2011, 01:54 PM   #21
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there's mazda GTR's?

I know some JDM FC's came in a GTR trim level but they're pretty rare birds.

anyways I was talking about my '92 R32 GTR, falcon's on the GTR board too.
Yes the Mazda 323 GTR. Has a BPT engine with AWD.
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:57 PM   #22
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5 or 6 spd?
The Mobil 1 vs Motorcraft test was done in a 6-speed.
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there's mazda GTR's?

I know some JDM FC's came in a GTR trim level but they're pretty rare birds.

anyways I was talking about my '92 R32 GTR, falcon's on the GTR board too.
Mazda built a homologation special for WRC before Ford took majority control of Mazda in the early 90s and killed the program while competing with the Escort Cosworth. The 323 GTR came with a BPT engine with a huge 300+ hp turbo on it stock and some neat internals such as forged rods, pistons with Iron ring lands and internal oil passages for cooling, sodium filled exhaust valves and such. A couple thousand were sold worldwide none in the US. stock power rating was 210 hp but it would handle the boost being turned up quite easily the turbo is bigger than my GT3071R. All wheel drive 2600 lb car.

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wow, awesome

we got the 323 GTX in canada (and I assume in the states too) but I didn't know about the 323.
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Mazda built a homologation special for WRC before Ford took majority control of Mazda in the early 90s and killed the program while competing with the Escort Cosworth. The 323 GTR came with a BPT engine with a huge 300+ hp turbo on it stock and some neat internals such as forged rods, pistons with Iron ring lands and internal oil passages for cooling, sodium filled exhaust valves and such. A couple thousand were sold worldwide none in the US. stock power rating was 210 hp but it would handle the boost being turned up quite easily the turbo is bigger than my GT3071R. All wheel drive 2600 lb car.

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That is pretty insane for a production car, especially back then.
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That is pretty insane for a production car, especially back then.
Nothing too exotic actually. I drove one in .'91 or '92. Based on the then current, BG 323 GTX. A few extra homologation bits. Way cooler than the BFMR GTX I was driving at the time though.
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Old 01-14-2011, 09:13 PM   #27
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We have an amsoil dealer on the forum who sells at cost to members. PM me and I will give out his email.
We have multiple Amsoil dealers on this web site. I to sell it from my web site.
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Old 01-14-2011, 09:17 PM   #28
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We have multiple Amsoil dealers on this web site. I to sell it from my web site.
Ahh well then, I did not know you were a dealer. Do you sell it at cost to members? Because you know we are all cheap bastards.
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for rare track usage and mostly street usage, would it be okay to use Amsoil MTG in the tranny and diff? sorry if this qt is too n00bish!
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God damn it, a year and a half thread necro? /nerdrage

Srsly, if Sav recommends it, that answers your question dude.
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MTG in the diff is not smart. Use Severe Gear (SVG) in the diff.
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MTG in the diff is not smart. Use Severe Gear (SVG) in the diff.
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God damn it, a year and a half thread necro? /nerdrage

Srsly, if Sav recommends it, that answers your question dude.
calm down man! I apologized in advance! I understand its over a year old, but gear oils info will always be current!
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MTG in the diff is not smart. Use Severe Gear (SVG) in the diff.
Would you still recommend that for a KAAZ diff? I just put in poly diff bushings so now I can hear all of the awful noises that the KAAZ is making and I feel like it's a bit excessive so I figure I'll try to quiet the diff down before going back to rubber bushings. Plus the diff came installed on the car so I have no idea how old or what the fluid in there is.
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as often as you change diff oil, just use the KAAZ brand oil.
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+1. The clutch LSDs can be really fickle about what fluid. The OS Gikens in particular absolutely demand that their OS250R fluid be used.
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+1. The clutch LSDs can be really fickle about what fluid. The OS Gikens in particular absolutely demand that their OS250R fluid be used.
lol @ $50/liter
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lol @ $50/liter
lol at spending eleven million dollars on a diff and cheaping out on oil by a couple bucks.
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lol @ $50/liter
OSG in a 200+whp turbo car is worth 2 seconds a lap over a Torsen. It's lonely at the top.
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Where/what conditions is the giken gaining that much ground over the Torsen? In GRM's test a few months ago they actually lost time ... but I don't think GRM got as much out of the diff as the diff had to give. A number of their tech articles/comparisons lately have had some flaws.
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