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Old 10-04-2012, 01:40 PM   #98
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Originally Posted by dan50 View Post
You're probably right, but as the Focus differential doesn't lock, the wheels wouldn't spin at the same rate on ice, would they?
Unlike other "open" (non-locking) differentials, in the MkIII Focus they would both spin, because of the Torque Vectoring system. If it were solely an open differential without TV, you'd be correct--only the wheel with the least amount of grip would spin.
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