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Old 10-04-2012, 11:34 AM   #84
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Originally Posted by pozi240 View Post
This was true of TCS systems from years ago, they would only use the ABS wheel speed sensors and even "piggy back" off of the ABS controller to give you a rudimentary TCS system. Nowadays, especially with the advent of Drive-by-Wire throttles, they are much more sophisticated, and use torque parameters, and even vehicle "pitch and yaw" in some cases. My current track bike, an 08 Kawasaki ZX10R Ninja has a TCS system (Kawi calls it "KIMS", or Kawasaki Ignition Management System), and it does not employ ABS or any wheel speed sensors at all, but, rather torque outputs and engine speed alone, and it works rather well (as I found out when on slippery surfaces, LOL). My point is, modern TCS is a LOT deeper involved than just wheel speed inputs.
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