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Old 07-14-2009, 07:33 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Chrysler hydraulic transmissions won't (that I know of) engage first gear at anything over a certain speed, since the gear is equipped with a "sprag" clutch, which allows it to freewheel any time there is no force on the input shaft.
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