quattro digest, Vol 1 #4292 - Locked diffys - was: Snow Driving Q

Larry C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Wed Dec 4 14:50:57 EST 2002

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The risk, of locked diffys is it is also equally
possible to loose traction at ALL FOUR corners
if a wheel locks or spins, thus completely losing control
of the car. Must be used with practice and knowledge
of the consequences.


> From: "R Mangas" <porter_dog at hotmail.com>
> To: brett at cloud9.net, KMracer007 at aol.com, quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Snow Driving Q
> Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2002 12:45:09 -0500
>   Must respectfully disagree.  Difflocks are good, using them is not
> 'an
> advanced technique' and having the differentials locked is useful in
> many
> more situations that just getting unstuck.  Locking the center in
> the wet is
> great for reduced stopping distance alone, nevermind the added
> traction.
> Robert

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