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TORSEN's er what
In message <199612151545.HAA01945@eve.frugal.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Robert Wheeldon) writes:
> Hummmm, what kind of fluid can you electrically (or magnetically) control
> the viscosity? Can I use this stuff to make electrically adjustable shocks?
I don't know how it's done, but the touring car drivers _can_ dial in at least
one parameter separately for the front and rear suspension.
On the 1995 car, it's done with two large click-stopped knobs - one for the
front and one for the rear. How the actuator works, I've no idea.
On the 1996 car, everything seems to be digital - there's a non-rotating LCD
display in the centre of the steering wheel boss, and the driver seems to be
able to select what is displayed there. There's a generalised set of controls
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