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Old 02-01-2011, 10:15 AM   #13
sbiggi
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Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Englewood, CO
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My Ride: 325Xi
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Originally Posted by Kubica View Post
How can you have an open diff with a fixed ratio?
Different tooth count off the input shaft in the trasfercase. I havent seen inside one of these, but I imagine there is a set of spider or planetary gears in the center diff that outputs to the driveshaft.
http://www.automaticchoice.com/Catalogue/tb_nv_124.pdf

If it wasnt a open diff the car would bind up like a truck in 4x4 in parking lots.
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