The super short wheelbase and rear wheel drive (in 2WD).FalcoColumbarius wrote:What am I missing?
With the front/rear wheels so close together, you get the same effect that Jeep YJ/CJ's do. The rear end can cut loose quite easily on slick surfaces when cornering.
I would think most Delica owners have experienced some sort of tail kicking out experience.
When it happens for the first time, most Delica driver's probably poop their pants when the tail kicks out like a whip.
With that said, once you know the limitations or break point, you can feather the throttle while corning or sliding in RWD and control the slide.
Extra weight over the rear axle helps rear end tracking considerably. Camping equipment may not cut it.
A good 200-300 lbs directly over the axle makes it more lax when it's slick out.