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Old 11-25-2007, 09:01 PM   #117 (permalink)
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05-26-2006, 04:07 Pm

I think doing the offset would add radial load. Adding bearings would help. I wonder how complicated that would be.

I just heard back from the EV list - someone suggested locking down the axle that doesn't have clearance to prevent it from rotating. (Obviously not connected to the wheel.) I'll have an extra axle, so I can mod/weld anything needed to do that. That will force the diff to send all power to the "free" axle.

But then I thought, won't that cause the free axle to spin at 2x its normal rate?
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