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      07-06-2012, 01:13 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by ovekvam View Post
The virtual/open LSD is just the ABS system braking the spinning wheel. The nice thing is that it for the first time in BMW history is enabled with DSC completely off. I have tested it on ice tracks, slalom and a dry racetrack, and it works really well with 316i/316d. I don't know how it would cope with a 320 hp engine, or long stints on the track. I guess it would eventually disable itself because of heat.
Okay, so this is nothing like the active M differential in the M5, which actually controls left/right torque output.
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2014 335i RWD: ZMM, ZDA, ZDH, ZPP, ZTP, 2NH, 2TB, 5DL; Z4A MPPK; AW ext / VB int

2014 ML350: P01, R33, 297, 319, 846, 864, 889, 996; LB ext / AB int