4wd vs AWD

Scott Scott at TheHinckleys.com
Fri Apr 27 21:46:50 EDT 2001

At 10:50 27-04-01 +0100, Jonas K. wrote:

> > From: "Rob Andrews" <randrews at austin.rr.com>
> > Although with Quattro IV, they have been getting stuck in the sow.  Igor
> > Kessell was spitting fire when his wife's car got stuck in the snow, 1 
> wheel
> > just spinning and spinning.  No more locking diffs :(
>would take care of limiting slip between each wheel of a given axle. Thus for
>the first time, the quattros have to lose traction on all 4 wheels before they
>become immobile. "

And I can testify that you can get 4-wheel slip. I was playing in the snow 
this year with observers letting me know what was happening. I did some 
power launches and kept all 4 wheels spinning for a few feet before they 
really grabbed.


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