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RE: Torsen + EDL

well actually no scott, because the edl will modify the traction
'perceived' by the axle (torque required) and hence modulate any torque

'95 rs2
'90 ur-q

>-----Original Message-----
>Date: Wed, 4 Mar 1998 14:51:01 EST
>From: QSHIPQ <QSHIPQ@aol.com>
>In a message dated 98-03-04 11:25:59 EST, you write:
><< You didn't understand my statement. Let's try again.
>> I _think_ (somebody correct me if I'm wrong) that EDL works as 
>> two separate systems: one front EDL, and one rear EDL. All it sees 
>> is differences between left and right wheel speed at one end of the 
>> car (front or rear). If EDL was looking at the bigger picture (trying 
>> to balance wheel speeds left to right, front to rear, and corner to 
> >corner) then there would be no need for the TORSEN center. It 
> >would be redundant. 
>I don't think your assumption to be correct.  Since EDL is Electronic Locking
>Differential, I presume front to rear to be controlled.  If what you say is
>true, then EDL has NO effect or control on the torsen, once the slip angle is
>high enough, specifically, you can still get 100% Tshift with no wheel lift.
>If that Tshift creates a spinning wheel, EDL will regulate that.  I still
>don't see that as a correction.  40kph is not really the issue, regardless,
>I don't think we need to look at this too hard.  But as always, happy to.