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Forum: Domestic Cars 03-22-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,186
Posted By 808state
Define, "Chick"

The average "chick" where I grew up doesn't know a lick of maintenence, (not all mind you) so ill have to plop
honda civics or hondas in general,
and some acuras too. Cheap and reliable.
...
Forum: General Chat 03-17-2005, 12:03 AM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
Any ideas?

Now that a few of you know, what kind of car/vehicle would you like to see, or here of in the future, with this type of tranny?
I would like to drive a Lotus Elise, or Civic Sti, AWD ford...
Forum: General Chat 03-16-2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
Very cool

So this model CVT is AWD, and has a "pear-shaped" torque converter/clutch made out of carbon fiber. That's great! This is interesting because the CVT I had in mind would have to take about 300 hp and...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 03-15-2005, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,565
Posted By 808state
?

I may not be sure but I had a 86 sprint 330k+ miles,(I love that car) :thumbs: and if this condition isn't new to your car, it could be related to a malfuntion in your turbo. Not turning smoothly...
Forum: General Chat 03-14-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
Ha

I liked your dimmer switch idea. A good way to xplain the varaible ratios.
The project is going to have photos by me to record the process so others can modify thier vehicles in tyhe same way. If not...
Forum: General Chat 03-11-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
Oh yeah?

I need help to find info about all this. Give me links or web sites and I can find out if its possible.
Is this clutch you speak of, linked to the out put of the engine by bands (4 speed...
Forum: General Chat 03-09-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
There is a bunch of help I can get from Japan....

There is a bunch of help I can get from Japan. They have been using CVT's for years and they have some pretty cheap vehicles. My buddies are their right now, and they have acces to the shop I will...
Forum: General Chat 03-08-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
Yo theman, the cvt's own hardware has certain...

Yo theman, the cvt's own hardware has certain settings that the manuafacture places into it. Mini Coopers got em.
I siad this before, the clutch is just that. To dissengage the tranny from...
Forum: General Chat 02-28-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 91,056
Posted By 808state
Monster Miatas are stupid.

Good topic with strong points made. I can agree with your defense for Miatas from the sporty, curvey hill thrillride, high reving car that my friend let me test. Until he dropped in a 5.0 L V-8 in it...
Forum: General Chat 02-11-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
USMC,Lcpl. (soon to be Cpl) Ground Air Support...

USMC,Lcpl. (soon to be Cpl)
Ground Air Support Equipment Mechanic or GSE
And its not a "job", Its a project.
All my superiors think im crazy but a few like the project and will help.WE maintain,...
Forum: General Chat 02-11-2005, 01:32 AM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
thinking logically, a vehicle, a tranny, new...

thinking logically,
a vehicle, a tranny, new materials, the know-how, help, and a place to do this is already unfolding.
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
The shifter, which I cant explain much about,...

The shifter, which I cant explain much about, will be connected by mechanical linkage or electronically to the ratio control, depending on the tranny purchased. Hey some one already mentioned to me...
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
I dissagree with chris v, ive been driving manual...

I dissagree with chris v, ive been driving manual since 12 and got pretty good at driving with out the clutch (with exception of 1rst) and did it with out ripping or grinding gears. No tach too. just...
Forum: General Chat 02-09-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
no, no, not at all it would still have the...

no, no, not at all
it would still have the "option" to keep it as normal cvt's are AND the option to use the clutch via the cvts hardware and a bit of tinkering on my part.
secondly the cvt's of...
Forum: General Chat 02-08-2005, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
my goal here is to use the infinute ratios to...

my goal here is to use the infinute ratios to experience more control of the car. I hate automatics but the technology used in most CVT's are very efficient and most will not let you go over 1000-...
Forum: General Chat 02-08-2005, 12:43 AM
Replies: 30
Cvt
Views: 5,851
Posted By 808state
Cvt

:driving: Im new here to CF, and ive got something that I need some outside opinions on.
Im thinking of modifying a cvt into a manual some how. kill the non-believers, i will. my trade is ground...
Forum: General Chat 02-07-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,546
Posted By 808state
CVT triptronic

What will blow your minds is a CVT w/ steering column paddle shifting tritronic by mini C. An efficient tranny w/ the slight control of certain gear ratios even though having the infinite ratios and...
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