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RE: FW: Bites of dead horses, last post for me

In message <NDBBLAEFGLJIPLEPAPCIEEOECLAA.peterb@mysysltd.com> peterb@mysysltd.com writes:

> Is this the reason for Audi going on to the haldex system and its computer
> control - the unpredictable nature of the torsen when at the limits of
> performance?

There are two reasons:

a) Torsens are expensive mechanical devices.  Failure in the field means
   replacement - they cannot be rebuilt except by the factory.

b) Many aspects of vehicle performance are now electronically controlled.
   An electronic device can be integrated much more easily.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933