Before hitting the road, you need to be sure that you have a vehicle that you can trust and that all parts are in proper working order. Passenger vehicles vary and so do their transmissions. From common transmissions to CVT Transmissions, Richmond Transmission Services are the ones for the job.
Light duty trucks are classified as trucks or truck like vehicles with a gross vehicle weight up to 8,500 pounds, and a payload capacity of up to 4,000 pounds. This includes vehicles such as pick-up trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUV), moving vans, and more. The transmissions on these vehicles are designed to allow for quick gear changes for improved acceleration and optimum fuel economy.
When you’re hauling precious cargo across the country, you can’t let a faulty transmission slow you down. A heavy duty vehicle designed for heavy highway work such as a bus or a large truck and are built with transmissions suited to get the job done.These transmission systems must be optimally lubricated at all times with a high torque to weight ratio for smooth shifting and maximum durability.
4 wheel drives and converted 2 wheel drive automatic and manual transmissions are almost exactly identical in terms of housing and gear ratios. Often times, these two transmissions will also have the same spline count on their output shafts however, this can be the key difference between the two transmissions. Two wheel transmissions will sometimes have longer shafts whereas the four wheel version of the transmission will often mate to a transfer case in order to distribute power to both the rear and front axles.
High performance vehicles are designed for one thing: Perform! For this reason, car designers are constantly innovating new solutions to make your dream high performance car a reality, including a high performance transmission. The beauty of a high performance vehicle is to feel the road beneath you, and a connection to every rev of the engine. A high performance transmission sets out to do just this. These transmissions are built for the best “driving-feel” for that true High Performance vehicle experience.
Overdrive is the highest gear in your transmission and allows your engine to operate at a lower RPM for a given speed. Overdrive is designed to operate with the most fuel efficiency, and it mostly used for highway driving. It does this by allowing for fewer engine turns for the same amount of distance traveled, causing less wear and tear on your engine.