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The Haldex system looks wonderful for all sorts of conditions, but the one I am most interested in is simple cornering on dry pavement.

A mechanical (Quattro, e.g.) system or some electronic systems split the torque in such a way as to balance the car quite nicely during cornering. It can give the feel of a RWD car plus a bit of extra grip from the front wheels biting in. Glorious to drive hard, I must say.

I can't see on the Haldex link ( http://www.haldex-traction.com/technical_information/six_dimensions/control_samples.htm) any reference to this "performance" type of control.

Does anyone here know how it works under throttle-holding cornering? I hope it doesn't, but am afraid it might keep it's FWD orientation until slippage is evident. I.e., it will help you after the car has been over-driven, but not help you drive the car at the limit.

Thanks in advance for any info.!

Marc
 

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Originally posted by Marc Collins:
The Haldex system looks wonderful for all sorts of conditions, but the one I am most interested in is simple cornering on dry pavement.

A mechanical (Quattro, e.g.) system or some electronic systems split the torque in such a way as to balance the car quite nicely during cornering. It can give the feel of a RWD car plus a bit of extra grip from the front wheels biting in. Glorious to drive hard, I must say.

I can't see on the Haldex link ( http://www.haldex-traction.com/technical_information/six_dimensions/control_samples.ht m) any reference to this "performance" type of control.

Does anyone here know how it works under throttle-holding cornering? I hope it doesn't, but am afraid it might keep it's FWD orientation until slippage is evident. I.e., it will help you after the car has been over-driven, but not help you drive the car at the limit.

Thanks in advance for any info.!

Marc
Good question but your post, I think, is a bit contradictory. You mentioned that you are interested in "throttle-holding cornering"...do you mean cornering while you lift the throttle? Or cornering with almost full or 100% full throttle? Haldex splits the torque EVENLY, 50-50 when yu under full throttle...

BTW, your link does not seem to work.. Tried it everal times; perhaps the site is down, temporarily.

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Sorry if I was unclear. I am talking about holding the throttle steady or wavering it a bit to keep the car balanced during hard cornering. I was aware that it goes to 50:50 under full throttle, but what about non full throttle? 95:5? Does it just flip between those two modes if no individual wheel is on a loose surface?
http://www.haldex-traction.com/technical_information/six_dimensions/control_samples.htm

The link works, but this bulletin board must be splitting something...try copying and pasting it one line at a time (wherever it breaks on your screen).

Thanks,

Marc
 
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