Powdered Metal Use In Automatic Transmissions

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


Is It Leather?

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.

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Welcome To Applied Auto!

Welcome to Applied Auto.  I will be bringing you Various Automotive articles, repair tips, new technology, news, resource links and much more.  Visit often to see what’s new in the world of automotive…

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