OK Transmission Techies, remember the old days when you disassembled a clutch pack or planetary gear set and sliced up your hands on a clutch pack housing, disc, or planetary carrier assembly? Many of these components were stamped, cast or machined steel and commonly lacked the deburing and finishing processes needed in order to reduce process costs. Well those days are diminishing… Why? Continue reading
How many times have you got into a vehicle and looked at the shift boot and said to yourself “is it leather?” There have been many design and process changes from real sewn leather, to Rubber. This article will explain why many manufacturers are going to rubber Shift Boots as well as many other components.