Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-1155
2000-03-06

New Traction-Optimized Front Axle Limited-Slip Differential for AWD All-Terrain-Vehicle 2000-01-1155

An advancement in All-Terrain-Vehicle (ATV) traction control has entered the market place with the debut of the 1999 Bombardier Traxter. The basis for this is the progressive front axle limited-slip differential. The Visco Lok‚ differential provides a speed-sensing progressive traction-optimized characteristic for maximum off-road performance. This paper includes an overview of the vehicle driveline system, functional characteristics of the differential, and torque transfer requirements.

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