Recent Topics
Accord door lock issue....
by gregk24
3 minutes 7 seconds ago
2000 Corolla vvt-i rattle on startup?
by 55Test
Yesterday at 11:24 PM
Brought home a beater today
by exranger06
Yesterday at 11:03 PM
Can someone explain to me the nomenclature of ammo
by Vern_in_IL
Yesterday at 10:52 PM
Common for bad shift solenoids to shift good warm?
by DemoFly
Yesterday at 09:50 PM
Riding mower with non bearing front wheels
by JHZR2
Yesterday at 09:17 PM
Mail popup
by Eddie
Yesterday at 09:05 PM
Tundra headlight restoration..
by kenwin30
Yesterday at 09:00 PM
High mileage and severe service...
by OneEyeJack
Yesterday at 08:44 PM
Who uses Quicksilver Multi-purpose oil
by BrocLuno
Yesterday at 08:07 PM
Gumout Q&A with Ryan Tuerck - Answers
by wwillson
Yesterday at 07:37 PM
Friend Picked Up New 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Today
by crazyoildude
Yesterday at 07:07 PM
Newest Members
danthemann, rodder98, kenb777, Indyfan3, RM53119
58651 Registered Users
Who's Online
40 registered (addyguy, Analyzer, aquariuscsm, Anduril, alan003, 5 invisible), 1217 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58651 Members
66 Forums
252470 Topics
4140870 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3429640 - 07/19/14 09:29 PM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: Shannow]
supton Offline


Registered: 11/09/08
Posts: 8592
Loc: NH
Originally Posted By: Shannow
In the earlier series of Holden COmmodore, one of the ads on the TV was a Commodore in a sandbox, and full throttle D/R swaps as the car started to move...was supposed to demonstrate the durability of the car I guess.

Funnily, they had two autos in those, the local Trimatic in the 6s and 253ci V-8...and the turbo 400 in the 308ci V-8)...I'm surmising that their videoed test was the latter.


Turbo 400 behind a 308 V8? Seems kinda overkill. Unless if the point was to allow (encourage?) such abuse.

I've read of 727's behind slant sixes, taxi or full size van service I guess.
_________________________
2011 Toyota Camry, base, 6spd manual, 117k, hers
2010 Toyota Tundra double cab, 4.6L, auto, 127k, his

Top
#3429663 - 07/19/14 09:45 PM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: gregk24]
exranger06 Offline


Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 3332
Loc: Guilford, CT
I usually shift into neutral while still backing up. It helps the car come to a complete stop faster and easier. Once it's at a complete stop I shift into drive.
_________________________
2006 Ford Ranger Sport
1992 Honda Accord EX
1994 Ford Bronco XLT (project)
2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek (wife's)

Top
#3429711 - 07/19/14 10:54 PM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: supton]
Shannow Offline


Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 33512
Loc: Oz
Originally Posted By: supton
Turbo 400 behind a 308 V8? Seems kinda overkill. Unless if the point was to allow (encourage?) such abuse.

I've read of 727's behind slant sixes, taxi or full size van service I guess.


The trimatic (although a good and efficient) gearbox had a double stacked planetary, and was apparently weak (drag racers still did OK using only the first two gears with third for "overdrive" on the way home from the track), and Holden put the 400 behind the biggest V-8, the 308.

Top
#3430137 - 07/20/14 11:58 AM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: exranger06]
BearZDefect Offline


Registered: 08/15/05
Posts: 2152
Loc: Lexington, KY
Originally Posted By: exranger06
I usually shift into neutral while still backing up. It helps the car come to a complete stop faster and easier. Once it's at a complete stop I shift into drive.

Same here, if my reverse path is simple and predictable.

And I have no fear of shifting into D while the vehicle is moving forward.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2