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Old 08-29-2018, 10:02 AM   #1
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Default Strange Transmission Modification

I've been in the process of moving and going through my old car stuff. I had this spare transmission and was looking it over to see if it was worth a hoot and noticed the strange large gear welded on to the input shaft. A corresponding small gear is welded to the cluster gear. Any idea why?
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Old 08-29-2018, 10:16 AM   #2
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Old 08-29-2018, 10:48 AM   #3
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Following this. I have never heard of this before.
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Old 08-29-2018, 10:56 AM   #4
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When you shift gears what is the action of the output shaft?
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I know it's hard to see, but notice the center of the cluster has been machined off.
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Old 08-29-2018, 11:03 AM   #6
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Maybe an in-n-out box for racing or forward reverse for a boat.
I don't see a cluster gear at least not a whole one.


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It appears that the only functions are straight through like normal third gear, and reverse engaged and not engaged. And reverse is either 1 to 1 or very close.
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The boat idea makes some sense.
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Old 08-29-2018, 08:05 PM   #9
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it looks like it was made to run at a high speed in reverse and direct drive forward. they have machined off low and second gears off the cluster gears. I will go with a boat.
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it looks like it was made to run at a high speed in reverse and direct drive forward. they have machined off low and second gears off the cluster gears. I will go with a boat.
Strange, but using it to operate a boat or winch does seem to make sense. Still, for a boat or winch, I'd have used a stock tranny.
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Unfortunately, I can't see much of a reason to keep this in my "collection". Can't see much of any use for anything...
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There are some good parts to be saved. Don't throw it away, but pass it to someone that would use or save the good parts.
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Save or sell the good parts.
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