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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2004, 12:36 AM Thread Starter
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Question about gears

hey, my sticker on the door jam says "Y" under the "AX" section, which means it's supposed to be 3.08 open, but when i power brake it, it leaves black marks from both rear wheels....what's up with that?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2004, 02:05 AM
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im not sure why, but mine does that too. i have an open 3.27 rear. did a burnout once and both wheels got going, and i could feel the back end sliding sideways a bit.

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I saw someone on here a while back recommend putting water or something on one tire or in a little puddle of water so it would reduce the friction and that tire should break out a lot sooner than the other if its open and not Trak-Lok

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It's probably because you have the brakes on. The faster spinning tire is experiencing more braking, so the torque is transferred to the other tire. I've managed to get myself unstuck a time or two by setting the parking brake and gassing it. It doesn't work often though, so now I have limited slip.

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