Category Archives: Transmission
Doing a quick Google search reveals that this question has been covered quite a bit, but I found that the explanations not to be very clear or completely wrong. I thought I would try to answer this question as if I were giving it to someone with only limited automotive knowledge… Although the concept of [...]
It seems a lot of people are interested in transmissions with straight cut gears due to their use in high performance applications. Because these gears are typically designed for racing they usually have the option to be dog engaged – which is a synchroless design. Few people are familiar with dog engaged transmissions since they are [...]
I was the designated driver the other day and was driving some of my overly sensitive friends home in one of their cars. I pulled out of the driveway into the street and then went along on our way. But, apparently I had made a grave sin in the eyes of my non-technically inclined, non-car [...]
Many car enthusiasts are familiar with the high pitch whine a transmission with straight cut gears makes, but not many people know why race cars use straight cut gears.