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Re: christine returns (part xvii)

hey, i though this was supposed to happen only with a torsen car ;-)

no, key question was "was the centre locked?"

'95 rs2
'90 ur-q

>Date: Sun, 15 Mar 1998 17:51:15 -0800
>From: cyclops@mindlink.bc.ca (cyclops)
>        on the subject of differentials, i ran into a problem that amazed me
>because in all my years of driving i had never before encountered. i guess
>it's because of the quattro. while driving enthusiastically down a mountain
>road with several consecutive "s" bends, like a slalom, i came to the final
>almost 90 deg turn. i knew this road and the normal speeds for the turn. as
>soon as i entered it i knew there was a problem, possibly i lifted a wheel,
>but almost immediately the rear of the car wanted to pass me. i floored the
>accelerator. this caused the spin to stop, but i was sliding sideways
>towards a mountainside. at this point i was amazed at the total lack of


>86 5kcdtq