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    Since you're not bothered about top speed, I'd say replace the diff. It will totally transform the car, great difference in acceleration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mistreku View Post
    Since you're not bothered about top speed, I'd say replace the diff. It will totally transform the car, great difference in acceleration.
    What diff would you suggest, an LSD? Thats something I've been contemplating for a while too.
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    It doesn't have to be an LSD, it can be an open one as well. The important thing is to be a shorter ratio.
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    My brother in law used to swap out bits from smaller engined cars into larger ones. Like an Escort 1600 gearbox into the 2.0l or whatever it was. I assume small engined cars are geared to provide max acceleration for it's power, but have piddly top speeds.

    You've got the 318 though so I don't where you can go beyond that!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tungtvann View Post
    My brother in law used to swap out bits from smaller engined cars into larger ones. Like an Escort 1600 gearbox into the 2.0l or whatever it was. I assume small engined cars are geared to provide max acceleration for it's power, but have piddly top speeds.

    You've got the 318 though so I don't where you can go beyond that!
    I reckon automatics will have shorter diffs. Other than that, lighter wheels will make a difference too.
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    a little something you can do for free that takes 3 minutes, adjust the slack out of the throttle cable on the engine, there should be a little barrel adjuster where the cable ends, wind it out till theres no slack, chances are this has never been done and the cable has stretched over time so has become slack. this will give you better throttle response but wont do owt for acceleration. just dont make the cable too tight and increase your idle speed. might be worth doing it with the engine running so you can hear when youve got it tight by the engine speed going up a bit then back it off till it goes back to normal idle.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by e46xi View Post
    every 1 gallon of fuel (i dont know what that is in liters sorry) adds 8 lbs (again, i dont know what that is in kilograms). So If you want to accelerate fast, keep your fuel about 1/4 full.
    1 Gallon = 4.54 Litres
     
     

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