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re: diffs in quattros

Does anyone know what proportion of power is sent left/right in the front diff
or (unlocked) rear diff in a quattro?  Does it send 100% of the power to the
wheels with the least grip?

Driving in this AM, went up a slight hill at about 30mph.  Right side of lane
100% ice, left side dry pavement.  Drove up it fine, but if I gave it
throttle, could feel both wheels on the right side spin, with tach and
spedometer also going up.  Is there some residual power applied to the wheels
with traction? or if I was at a complete stop, would I be stuck (until I used
the rear diff lock, up to 15mph max speed?)

Chris Miller, Windham NH, c1j1miller@aol.com
'91 200q (can break the wheels loose at will in snow and ice; partly the
tires, partly the available torque)