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Re: What's the big deal about Torsen?

Phil says:
> In message <Pine.SUN.3.91.961212101919.14689A-100000@marjoram.compnews.co.uk> Mike writes:
> > All I know with mine is that I can now exit a local roundabout at just 
> > over 60mph, without really trying. Since Ive only had the car about 3 
> > weeks, Im still getting used to it :-)
> That's known as the "MB party trick".  Harrass something like a Z300 or an M3,  
> drop back at the next roundabout, and go through like it wasn't there.  You can 
> come up behind them 30+ mph faster and flick past like they're standing still.

works fairly handily in a Sierra XR4X4 too, I might add - even w/ a Yank
behind the wheel on the wrong side of the road... (we just didn't know
it was called)

had my first experience w/ ABS ever on a dual-carriageway at 115+ coming
from Bath in the same car. interesting... nice car, but didn't quite
have the
same fit/finish, nor did it have the same 'flickability' as my old 4KQ.
probably would've ignored both if I could've had a Cosworth version of

> Tell Martin tomorrow that you do this too.  He'll pay attention to the 
> alignment.

steve powers