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Re: Torsen + EDL

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From: QSHIPQ <QSHIPQ@aol.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: 3. maaliskuuta 1998 22:46
Subject: Torsen + EDL

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>For Gen IV and Gen V, I think we can get there, and I don't think it's any
>prettier, just more electronic attempts to "help" you.  The center torsen
>it's limitations, I suppose we could argue that EDL raises them.  We could
>say, hey, as you add power up slide, the EDL will regulate the rear axle to
>only spin as fast as the front.  Or does it see slip as a front traction
>(IMO), and slows the front.   I might further propose that electronic
>intervention of traction, given a "fooled" torsen, might be adding more
>to a leeward fire that might already be red hot.
>My .02
>Scott Justusson


qualude taken - let's all drive and enjoy our cars...they are still OK
Torsen or no Torsen.


ps.  The corrected method of correction from extreme oversteer (over 90 deg)
worked for me after a lot of practice today.  Seems drastic - but if you try
it - HAVE LOTS OF CLEAR RUNOFF - you will be using it for practice.  The
only dilemma seems to be the increasing radius four wheel drift that is