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Old 06-01-2010, 02:42 PM
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what would having a diff in the front do

I run sedan in medium to low traction parking lots and im looking for more off power steering. I was thinking of running a gear diff in front with super heavy oil. what do you guys think this would do?
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what would having a diff in the front do

I run sedan in medium to low traction parking lots and im looking for more off power steering. I was thinking of running a gear diff in front with super heavy oil. what do you guys think this would do?
Well ,running thick oil in the diff will slow down diff action and it will make the car push more off power steering ,thinning the oil will free up the diff ,car will roll faster around the corner,
thicker oil diff, you will get more farward traction with on power...
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Old 06-01-2010, 03:22 PM
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ball diff up front thats not tightened up too much will give more initial steering but not as much on power. tightening it up will help with more onpower steering.
alternative is a oneway center pulley which will help with more initial steering but only rear brakes.
More steering can be gained by other chassi setup changes.
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http://www.teamxray.com/teamxray/sho...p?file_id=6143
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what would having a diff in the front do

I run sedan in medium to low traction parking lots and im looking for more off power steering. I was thinking of running a gear diff in front with super heavy oil. what do you guys think this would do?
Assuming that you're running the spool in the car now, the front diff will give you more off power steering at the expense of less on power steering. If you choose to run a gear diff in the front, you should be able to gain some of the off power steering with a thick oil and still maintain most of the on power.
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What electric sedans have an option of gear diff? Haven't seen one since the TT01!
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serpent s400

I have a few gear diffs - I was gonna throw one in the front
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