Go Back   RCCrawler Forums > RCCrawler General Tech > Newbie General
Loading

Notices

Thread: dig unit using trans diff?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-16-2009, 03:34 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: usa
Posts: 12
Question dig unit using trans diff?

I am a noob here,and yes I did do a search before asking.
How about using the 'pede trans,and making a dig on each side of the trans diff instead of locking it solid. Then using a heavy grease or oil to slow the diff action. Other than increasing wheel speed when one side is locked,it seems like it may be worth a try. What do YOU folks think?

'nut
stirlingnut is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 04-16-2009, 07:59 PM   #2
RCC Addict
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: China Grove, NC
Posts: 1,395
Default

by looking the one side you will force the other side to spin at 2x the rpm. Or have half the torque.

It will be very difficult to gear it so that you have torque in dig and speed in 4wd.

Plus an open or limited slip center diff sucks for traction, I have to lock the center diff on my 4runner to pull a trailer on grass.
renoirbud is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2009, 11:21 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: usa
Posts: 12
Default

I knew there was a reason I could not find any info on it. The extra power required just to turn a stiff diff is enough reason to not do it. Thanks.

'nut
stirlingnut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2009, 08:04 AM   #4
I wanna be Dave
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: KENNEWICK, WA
Posts: 2,513
Default

It seems like you could use a center diff type trany for that reason but with the low torque these things put out it dosent take much to bind up a axle then all the power gets transfered to the free axle.
LIKES2CRAWL is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2004-2014 RCCrawler.com