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2WD with a simple trick?


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A good friend of mine drives a 997TT and told me that if he pulls the handbrake just one click, it somehow deactivates the 4WD system which sends power to the rear-wheels only. This seems to have been confirmed by several persons. (Will check the net about that...)

Does this apply to the 996TT too?...

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A good friend of mine drives a 997TT and told me that if he pulls the handbrake just one click, it somehow deactivates the 4WD system which sends power to the rear-wheels only. This seems to have been confirmed by several persons. (Will check the net about that...)

Does this apply to the 996TT too?...

no, the 997 has a new diff system.

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As Alex mentioned it, the 997 as a different 4wd system. Now that I think about it, the front-rear torque split is purely mechanical on the 996, which means that such a 'handbrake-trick' just can't work. In the 997, it probably somehow tells the electronic not to send any torque to the front et voilà. Someone with more technical knowledge will probably confirm or correct soon... ;)

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