<VV> Donut Spare Tire

Western Canada CORSA westerncanadacorsa at shaw.ca
Fri Jul 7 11:49:19 EDT 2006

Correct me if I'm wrong.

The clutch pack in a posi is designed to send power to the slower turning
wheel.  With one wheel a different diameter it would be constantly engaged
and trying to deal with the different wheel speeds of the two different
diammeter wheels due to the undersized donut spare.


-----Original Message-----
From: virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org
[mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org]On Behalf Of Dave Ziegler
Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 8:21 AM
To: airvair
Cc: virtualvairs at corvair.org; John H. Green
Subject: Re: <VV> Donut Spare Tire

"splain why it would burn out a posi.

Dave.. .
On Jul 7, 2006, at 12:28 AM, airvair wrote:

> Other than they aren't made to go more that a few hundred miles? Nope.
> BTW, I call them "throwaway" spares. What I do is throw them away and
> get a REAL spare. LOL
> But seriously, don't use one on a posi axle. You might burn out the
> posi.
> -Mark
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