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Re: the facts on the torsen in rallying
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once again scott conveniently forgets to mention a few pertinent facts when
discussing audi, torsen and rallying. (reference his statement yesterday that
audi chose not to rally the torsen).
such as that audi withdrew from comeptitive rallying at the end of 1985,
*before* the torsen was available.
important data point? you decide.
>Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 12:52:08 EDT
>From: QSHIPQ <QSHIPQ@aol.com>
>Subject: Confessions of a Noble
>>I'm certainly not aware of Audi rallying the Torsen to any degree, but
>>then rally cars usually run on loose surfaces with the centre diffs
>>either absent or locked. Torsen does not kill grannies, but it doesn't
>>win competitive events either. It's an all-weather, all conditions
>>compromise device, and in motor sport there is no need for compromises.
>HOT DOG!!! Getting close to bringing another to the dark side... I'm
>thinking that maybe you are getting the hang of this Phil.