[torsen] Re: (no subject)

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Dec 14 10:03:08 EST 2001

Did you consider a possible difference from tire composition?

At 09:23 PM 12/13/2001 -0800, Dan Dwyer wrote:

>I have a '89 200 TQ Wagon.  I am fairly displeased with its snow handling as
>compared to the older badged 5000QTs that I've driven before and my old '85
>My car wants very badly to understeer me right into a ditch when I go into a
>corner with any speed.  At first I thought it was because of the
>differential unlocking above 10mph so I disconnected the speed sensor to
>allow it to remain locked.  That only aggrivated the problem.  So I am
>wondering if my problem is from a difference in the center diff.
>Can anybody shed light on the center diffs of my car's vintage.  For example
>is it open or limited slip?  Can I retrofit a locker easily to the center
>diff? Does it bias power to the front greatly?  Is it correct to assume that
>this is even my problem??  Is it viscous or torsen?? etc...
>Thanks in advance,
>Dan Dwyer
>'89 200TQ Avant
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