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Re: Torsen stuff/hydroplaning
> > Also, even with Quattro and locked rear diff, traction in really
> > slippery conditions will eventually be a function of tyres.
> Agreed. But I'd go further. Hydroplaning means the car basically
> rides up on water. This is totally unrelated to torque split.
> And, furthermore, when you really hydroplane, no amount of
> fancy torque splitting will give you traction until the car
> re-creates contact with the road. I don;t feel that the
> torsen setup has ANYTHING at all to do with hydroplaning.
Agreed. When I said "slippery conditions" I was only referring
to the snow/ice situation described. I wasn't addressing
hydroplaning at all.
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