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Old 01-22-2013, 12:47 PM   #1285 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
I think he's trying to say that FWD is easier for new drivers than AWD, due to the fact that you can never over power the rear tires when they can't be powered.

This theory is flawed however, as with FWD you'd trying to both steer and power the car with the same wheels. You'll reach their traction limits much sooner than if the power is spread out through 4 wheels. Also most FWD cars don't have an LSD, so it's one wheel drive...
I'm not sure what he was trying to say. This part confused me too because he says that "AWD owns" yet he would rather have FWD or better yet quattro, which is AWD:

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Originally Posted by corneilli View Post
ADW owns, but in the winter I would rather have a FDW then AWD, or even better just give me a quattro
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