[Biturbos4] Wet Handling Questions
b5quattro at shaw.ca
Mon Sep 12 01:34:15 EDT 2005
I thought the ESP only re-activates when you apply the brakes, and I wasn't on the brakes when this happened. Not sure it this changes anything...
But it ESP was the culprit, I now understand why some of the Audi guys dislike ESP!
----- Original Message -----
From: Keman <keman at interwolf.net>
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2005 10:52 pm
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Wet Handling Questions
> I agree on that, I've had it happen in the past too especially on
> particularly smooth pavement.
> You were probably feeling one of the rear tires locking up to try
> counter understeer. If it felt like the car was being "dragged
> down" for a
> moment even after the turn straightened out, this was definitely
> traction control interfering. Highly annoying ...
> - Keman
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ti Kan" <ti at amb.org>
> To: "Quincy Chiang" <b5quattro at shaw.ca>
> Cc: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Sunday, September 11, 2005 10:16 PM
> Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Wet Handling Questions
> :> [ vibration shaking in wet corner ]
> : Could very well be ESP and EDL. I read somewhere that even if
> you turn
> : the ESP switch on the console, it is still active at some level.
> Part of
> : what these systems do is selectively braking at individual
> wheels via
> : the ABS system, so the vibration could be brake modulation pulses.
> : -Ti
> : --
> : Ti Kan
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