LENCODRIVE Automatic Each assembly will have a different gear-reduction ratio that determines where on the transmission it will fit. From what I remember there is some sort of clutch with each gear but I could be wrong about that. You only need the clutch to start from a stop. Although the initial cost is more than a well-built TH400, the longer durability and low-maintenance cost of the Lenco will pay for itself in the long run. 1971 Chevelle SS454, T56 Magnum 6 speed, 3.31 Posi. Lenco makes a street version of the trans.

Deep Hole in a Small Box, a Different Take on the Infinity Mirror. Make sure you only downshift if your rpm's are 5,500 or below that way you can get in the power band range. Under these conditions, downshifting provides a boost in performance but will put more strain on your transmission. Smaller diameter and shorter length make this transmission a practical choice for use in restricted confines and instances when you have limited distance from the engine to the rear end. amaZing (how the UK/GB confines to transmission types)..! 1.38% Uses 23 tooth planet gears, a 28 tooth sun gear and an 74 tooth ring gear. Discussion in 'PSI Superchargers Tech Questions' started by nmro2114, Jul 2, 2012. nmro2114 Member. cool enough to me at least to consider getting and using one in this one time only build i am working on. - Day Four Build Recap, Week To Wicked: Two Days Left To Build our 1955 Chevy! Not to often with the clutches since they run wet unless you lost air and then you would cook them. LENCO racing transmission is a smaller, lighter and more compact version of our CS1 Standard Design.

2 years ago Think of it as manually shifting an automatic transmission. Our sister publication is attempting to build an 8-second quarter-mile, '68 Chevy pickup which will also embark on a 450-plus mile trek from Los Angeles to Phoenix without any other changes. All three units shifted equal final drive ratio of 1:1.

What does this mean, you wonder? I learned on an unsyncro box and had to double declutch. All cases are magnesium. hear hear couldn't agree more. 4 years ago. The far left is your clutch. with its dedicated underdrive ratio, determines the immediate drive ratio. In the Lenco, the shift lever actually moves the clutch pack together to engage the gear in each housing.

If you were taught to drive with a manual gearbox, you may have learned to downshift the transmission to slow the vehicle down while approaching a stop light or descending a hill. It uses a clutch and flywheel assembly only to engage the transmission into first and reverse gears.

They are black with a royal blue adjustment knob on top and feed from the bottom so you can screw into the top of an air log. Doesn' tmake sense for me- that's for sure. - Day Three Build Recap, Week To Wicked: Building a 1955 Chevy in 5 Days! Reply

Lenco, the all time champion and undisputed leader in the drag racing transmissions. Unsafe downshifting will harm your transmission. Lenco offers an extensive variety of transmissions. for the street.

Braking all the way down will burn up your brakes, boil the fluid, and possibly leave you without brakes at the bottom. Each sun and planet gearset provides two speeds. They are good for 1200 hp. Like mentioned, you can get as many gears as you want, they basically "add on". We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit. It is not necessary for the driver to disengage the clutch when shifting from ratio to ratio.

The 2 speed, including reverse, bellhousing and lining weighs approximately 108 lbs. Thus a 1:1 ratio is achieved. I'm very curious on the topic too. Copyright © 2020, Lenco Racing. Downshifting for breaking purposes is especially useful for going down steep inclines as it is harder for your car to reach greater momentum speeds due to the positive relationship of friction to high RPMs. Downshifting is a skill that will benefit you if used correctly. a few years ago Lenco started making a "street" trans to compete with the Jefco. Gear Ratio Reducer

Week To Wicked: Did We Finish As Planned? :-). Look at the RPM gauge in your car and if the needle is near or in the yellow and/or red zones -- 5,000-7,000 RPMs on most cars -- then you are putting stress on that particular gear and risk overheating your transmission leading to catastrophic failure of your transmission.

others mention overheating. The LENCO ST1200 is the answer for Pro Street and street/strip applications. The total amount of gear reduction depends on the amount of housings and the overall application of the transmission. Choice of output shaft length and spline. Shift thoroughly so your shift can be smoother when you shift down. However on two occasions when I have had a clutch cable fail I have been stationary so it did me no good! lencodrive, Also it's best to go up a steep hill in the proper gear, down shifting while on the hill can cause your car to stall or worse wreck your gearbox/clutch. The LENCODRIVE is the automatic answer for people who prefer torque converter/automatic transmission applications. Each case in succession, with its particular underdrive ratio, determines the immediate drive ratio. Downshifting can actually be good for your transmission and can make your clutch last longer. 1.28% Uses 32 tooth planet gear, a 25 tooth sun gear and an 89 tooth ring gear. The Lencodrive is the shortest and lightest torque converter driven transmission available anywhere.