Originally posted by MNGSX You'd need to do more than that.
Do that and you will just fry a vcd.
You'll need to put a spool in your center diff and either weld the VCD or get the parts to eliminate it from TRE.
ok so VCD = viscouc coupler rihgt, whats the TRE, and with those things done would it work, i suppose i would probably need to know exaclty how the AWD in a TSI or GSX works before i can do anythign like that.
They accomplish the same goals but there are no welds to worry about on the eliminator.
Also note the spool for the center diff and the welded center diff option.
You could also cut the beam on the front CV shafts and install quick disconects like they sell for flat towing FWD cars behind motor homes. Then you'd have really quick selectable AWD/RWD with a 50/50 split.
The only thing I'd worry about is the ring gear on the center diff when you go RWD with alot of power.
The best way to RWD drag setup a AWD eclipse would be going longitudinal with a powerglide auto or lenco manual and use a vette (Older) rear differential and custom axles to the spindles.
i could be way off here, but to me it seems like you would be breaking drivetrain components everyday because 100% of the power is going to the rear and not being distributed to the front to take some of the load off.
I'm saying it's possible to do it that way but weak.
I'd just keep AWD or do longitudinal.
so the rear wheels wouldnt get all the power? in what way would it be weak?
is there any way to adjust the VCD, cause i know in the new WRX sti its a adjustable center diff, where you can put all the power to the rear wheels(or almost all of it), i think some skylines are like that too, i was just wondering, casue AWD is amazing on the wholeshot, but in the long run it isnt as fast as a RWD car would be when moving.
The rear end is only meant to take 50% of the power, but with RWD you'll be putting it all through it. It may not be strong enough to take it. Not to mention the fact that since the wheel wells are small on our cars you won't be able to get much tire under there so traction will be a problem.
1995 Eclipse GSX
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