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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
>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.