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There's no such thing

Post by Steve Jelf » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:33 am

Some call it the "low speed clutch". Some call it the "high speed clutch". The bible just calls it the clutch, with no reference to speed. :)
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Re: There's no such thing

Post by Charlie B in N.J. » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:40 am

Maybe they were tired ?
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Post by DanTreace » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:51 am

Steve

The Ford Instruction Book (owners manual) 1926, Page 8 'Operating the Ford'

...The first pedal toward the left operates the clutch.....pressed forward the clutch pedal engages the low speed...and the releasing of this pedal engages the high-speed clutch. :D
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Re: There's no such thing

Post by Rich Bingham » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:02 am

:lol: Does anyone TRULY understand how the Model T transmission really works ?!? It's essentially metaphysical. :shock:
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Post by Steve Jelf » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:26 am

It's essentially metaphysical.

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Post by Marshall V. Daut » Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:11 pm

Although this expression was first coined by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke and is called Clarke's First Law, it also fits for the Model T transmission: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."

101 years after its introduction, the Model T transmission and how it works is still magic to me!

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Post by NHUSA » Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:56 pm

There is no thing high speed on a Model T. There is only slow and slower.
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