4WD Modifications - Traction Aids
Are traction and stability control enough? We explain why more traction aid may be needed.
Why do we need differentials at all?
The differential is almost as old as the car, but this important device is little understood by most 4WD enthusiasts. We explain all.
FITTING the RIGHT AFTER-MARKET LSDs and DIFF LOCKS
It's important you select the right traction aids to suit your vehicle type.
In the accompanying story Differentials Explained we’ve looked at the different differentials that are popular in the 4WD world and now we'll look at their selection and use.
Many 4WD buyers think that there’s no need for after-market lockable diffs - they're wrong.
Melbourne-based automotive performance company Harrop Engineering has developed electromagnetically lockable differential kits to suit most popular 4WD utes and wagons.
TRACTION CONTROL EXPLAINED
Traction control is standard on every new 4WD these days.
It's important to know how traction control works, before you rely on it too much.