Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Magnifying glass



How a differential in your car works

By Faiming_low on 05 Oct 2014 in Advice

Attached Image Ever wonder why do cars need differentials and how do they actually work? Chevrolet explains to us the uses of it and how it works in this 1930's short film. Hint : fast forward to the two minute mark to get to the lesson straight. After watching this, we hope you will appreciate the limited-slip differentials in your hot hatches or other performance cars more!

differential, lsd, chevrolet and 2 more...

Viewed: 4,705 times

Related Blog Posts
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?

  • 1
Bleuzone Oct 05 2014 12:54 PM
Very interesting, thanks!
Turboflat4 Oct 05 2014 07:41 PM

Very cool, thanks. I like the part at the end with the guy and girl running (at different rates) on the outside and inside wheels to "drive" home the point (pun intended). :D

  • 1
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
With a bit of quick thinking, this man hid his E30 BMW M3 in his living room when he heard Hurric...
China has banned highway testing of autonomous vehicles while the country's relevant authorit...
While this is not the most scientific test to see which driven pair of wheels gives better tracti...
Focus2move, a statistics reporting company in the automotive sector, has revealed the best sellin...
Renault's next Megane RS has been spotted in South Europe doing some testing with minimal cam...
China Xinhua News has reported that the Transit Elevated Bus (TEB), born to help China deal with...
   Lifestyle Articles