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#3429640 - 07/19/14 09:29 PM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: Shannow]
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Registered: 11/09/08
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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.
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#3429663 - 07/19/14 09:45 PM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: gregk24]
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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.
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#3429711 - 07/19/14 10:54 PM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: supton]
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Registered: 12/12/02
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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.

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#3430137 - 07/20/14 11:58 AM Re: Not stopping when shifting into drive.... [Re: exranger06]
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Registered: 08/15/05
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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.

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