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Taller final drive would have its benefits especially while boosting. As it is, the type-S already has short gearing. I would rather prefer a 5spd manual for boosting because of the longer gearing. Traction, we can't even get good traction in 1st gear naturally aspirated; now appling forced induction makes traction a larger issue. The type-R final drive limits your top speed to 130ish(don't know specific mph). I guess the Type-R final drive would be beneficial at the track w/some slicks. IMO, I'd rather modify the tranny for everyday driving.
 

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thatguywiththersx said:
Actually Bip, with the stock rsx tranny, stock rev limit, and the type r FD the top speed is about 166mph. Thats faster then you would ever need to go except maybe on a very high speed road racing course. The ITR FD isvery good upgrade a long as you have enough traction. IT also would allow a higer powered car to finish farther up in 5th, the gear cars running lower 11s will have to be in to trap high enough to run those times. It really all depends on yoiur setup though.
I dunno where I saw those numbers. Oh well, then it seems that the typer fd would be a good investment w/lsd combo.
 
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