Ron, that was my understanding also, but the notion surfaced, in one of
my dumb question emails, so I felt it prudent to ask. While I do not
have the reverse gears removed from my automatic, I do have that sucker
blocked off to prevent inadvertent engagement as I head down range.
Thanks for the reply!
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On 12/2/2011 5:23 AM, Ron Gibson wrote:
> Rules say race vehicle can not be moved under power except on track.
> Therefore reverse not needed. Some pull reverse idler for parasitic
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 11:54 PM, J.D. Tone <email@example.com
> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> wrote:
> My reference to reverse was just to show you had to move the car
> easily and slow in both directions. The torque coverter is gone
> and the trans is connected by a coupler. The clutch pedel
> hydraulicly control something in the trans to allow it to move
> from a dead stop. Once the car is moving the hydraulic pedal is no
> longer used and the automatic is used normally. The engine
> response is instantanious like a sprinter with only a coupler.
> Only a starter ring gear is on the back of the crank. If I thought
> I could get away with just hi gear I would use a Falcon or
> Brinn......Good Luck
> I believe James was talking about sprint dirt cars and their
> having to
> move around in the pits. I have looked though the rule book
> and see no
> reference to a working reverse gear. However, I am bating zero
> today and
> so this could be simple one more mistake on my part.
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