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#1 Posted : Tuesday, 25 May 2004 4:33:30 AM(UTC)
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Hi guys
just a quiry about transbrakes and how they work???wats the price of these iteams??roughly
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#2 Posted : Tuesday, 25 May 2004 8:12:48 AM(UTC)
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They generally work by locking the trans in 1st & reverse at rhe same time (by modifying the fluid paths within the box), and when you release it, it merely drops revese back out of gear & it powers off in 1st.


As far as cost goes, I ave no

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#3 Posted : Wednesday, 26 May 2004 2:36:28 AM(UTC)
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If you are talking about manual ones the Landrover has them and also the early Dodges/Chrysler products. I would imagine they are on other vehicles as well. They work by having a large brake band lined with brake lining stuff it wrapls around a drum on th
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#4 Posted : Wednesday, 26 May 2004 2:39:26 AM(UTC)
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Also the one in autos isn't that just a spur that jams the gears? Like putting a bar in the spokes of a bicycle and about as good at wrecking the transmission if you use it when moving at any speed.
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#5 Posted : Saturday, 29 May 2004 12:42:26 AM(UTC)
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http://www.raceglides.com.au


Ask these guys, they will probably recomend buying a trans thats built from scratch to suit a trans brake.

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#6 Posted : Saturday, 29 May 2004 4:19:19 AM(UTC)
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They are no big deal just a drum on the back of the gearbox like a big pulley and a brake mechanism. I have a vague feeling some of the Landcruisers had them too.
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They are no big deal just a drum on the back of the gearbox like a big pulley and a brake mechanism. I have a vague feeling some of the Landcruisers had them too.
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#9 Posted : Sunday, 30 May 2004 10:51:24 PM(UTC)
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Nah your thinking of a different type, for race/drag applications its all in the valve body and controlled by a electric solenoid and button. They work like this: When the trans-brake is engaged, the vehicle can roll neither forward nor backward, and as y
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Some transbrake kit prices from B&M and TCI...


Part No / Description


TCI-121900 / Trans Brake Series Torqueflite 727 & 904 Pro Tree Trans-Brake Kit $1,427.95


TCI-121901 / Trans Brake Series Torqueflite 727 & 904 COMP Trans

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