Everything posted by Dime Dave
I don't post here often, but as owner of FutoFab I thought I would chime in about the FutoFab STi conversion stub axles. FutoFab purchased the WCR stock after Todd Walrich passed. Part of this stock included the Beta Motorsports / John Williams designed stub axles. We also heard about breakage issues on those axles and decided if we were to carry on with STi stub axles, they would be made by a driveline shop from axle forgings, not machined from billet stock. We felt using an axle forging for our stub axles would improve the quality in 2 key areas.
In the Fall of 2015 FutoFab, LLC acquired the parts stock and business assets of Wolf Creek Racing (WCR). In doing so we continued offering the WRX STi conversion stub axles and the WCR CV axle kits. The WCR purchase gave us the opportunity to make improvements on the Beta Motorsports STi stub axles that WCR sold, especially with some of the durability issues that had come to light. The FutoFab WRX STi conversion stub axles are made from heat treated forgings, not machined from a billet of alloy steel as the prior WCR/Beta Motorsport stubs were. Using the forging process to create