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Old 10-28-2020, 09:53 AM
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How are these working out with the guys that have been running them for awhile? How long are they lasting? They saving your drives? Pros and cons of them? What is better money spent, drive upgrades (parts) or the guardians?

Considering them for 700+ hp motors with imco sc drives.
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Old 10-28-2020, 10:52 AM
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I just finished first season with them. Im in 38 Top Gun, 750 hps. IMCO SCX uppers with SC lowers. Ran hard this year and lowers looked brand new. If they save you one rebuild, theyve paid for themselves IMO.
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I was under the impression the drive guardians alone were $2500 each, plus pulling the motors to install. A bit more than one rebuild.
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Ive chewed up a lower at a cost of $1800. Not too far from the $2100 (at cost) I paid for one. Both motors were out for rebuild, so I took advantage of the timing as well.
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I run them in my 46 Outerlimits w/ 1300hp and #6 drives.. Mainly to help save the transmission and lower the gear wear in the drives
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Motors are going to be out anyways in my case.
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ICDPPL has broke a couple, but I think he's well over the 700 point
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Originally Posted by F-2 Speedy View Post
ICDPPL has broke a couple, but I think he's well over the 700 point
a couple of what?dives or drive guardians?
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Originally Posted by sutphen 30 View Post
a couple of what?dives or drive guardians?
guardians
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plenty of drives but also 2 drive guardians in one year .. not fun pulling motors .. only starboard one thou .. don`t know why, they were recalibrated twice and i dynoed so I would know where to set them up at . Port unit is still running fine.
I still broke drives with them in .
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