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Cars already have LSD, but that's not really going to change/improve HP figures anyway - just make it easier to get to the ground.

There's a thread elsewhere talking about engine differences. The Ferrari has a flat plane crank while ours appear to be cross plane. Might get the redline higher. Ferrari also has slightly (very) more displacement implying different pistons. The 430 also has a 5 valve head.

Read somewhere that the Maser's tuned for torque and the Ferrari's tuned for high reves and HP.

ECU's probably your best betfor a quick and dirty HP increase without sacrificing driveability.
 

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Deane's correct. you're only going to get so much out of LSD. It's not a substitute for launch control.
 

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MikeA said:
Also, I think the launch control concept applies only to the CC transmission, right? With a manual, the driver is essentially the launch control computer, controlling engine rpm, clutch engagement/slippage, and tire slippage directly.
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Correct. Launch control requires some sort of electronically controlled transmission, drive by wire throttle, and wheel sensor. The LC computer reads the wheelspin and figures out the correct amount of clutch engagement and throttle advancement to provide max traction/power application.

With a traditional manual the driver is the computer and responsible for sensing the wheelspin (with or without LSD) and modulating the throttle and clutch appropriately.
 
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