Originally Posted by whitetiger
An open center diff is not FWD. its AWD with no limited slip TQ transfer. with an open center, power would just be sent to the path of least resistance, but it would still be either the front or the rear. if you were to remove the drive shaft on a true open center diff, the car would not move.
Ah, right. I stand corrected. In fact it would be worse than a FWD car, you could get stuck by having either the front or back tires on ice.