Robby Gordon WINS the 2013 Baja 500

Robby Gordon along with SPEED Energy and Toyo Tires take over the 45th Baja 500 by finishing overall in 1st place. Justin Matney in the SPEED Energy RPM Off-...

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Comment by Dave Horwath on June 6, 2013 at 6:20pm

I had forgotten about the v drive but never dawned on me that the differential would be offset.Thanks for the reminder Mike, it was a good read...again! Planet Premium has some great stuff! Really pays to belong!!

Comment by Mike Kenyon on June 6, 2013 at 4:29pm
@Dave,there is a thread in PP that covers this.
Comment by Dave Horwath on June 6, 2013 at 3:25pm

Ah, the "v" drive! I've seen it in boats but never in a car. Thanks Ken, that makes sense!

Comment by Ken on June 6, 2013 at 2:32pm

@Dave. It off to the left. Thats just how its done on Robby's. The engine is hehind the driver facing backwards. The driveshaft comes towards the front, then back to the diff.

Comment by Dave Horwath on June 6, 2013 at 2:09pm

Watch 3:50 as they jack the truck & the jack slips...that was one lucky kid! He was almost left handed! Is the differential off center almost all the way to left? Is that the way it's done or am I seeing things?

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