Our aux transmissions had a low first gear that was not progressive in other words you only used it in the field. I used to get caught when I first bought truck. I have in the past transplanted Maxidyne engines into quad box equipped trucks with good results, but Mack never offered a Maxidyne engine backed by a quad box from the factory. All patterns available in all color round and nostalgic shift knobs. Shame too because it drives very well, has good brakes and tires, and a good body.
My assigned truck has a 10-speed automatic. Can someone explain the whole shift sequence for me? Packer Fred, if you get both in neutral. Build your own Option on Main Shift Pattern Page - Choose knob type, size, color and shift pattern type, style, color. When you get the truck up to 1700rpm, take your foot off the gas, press the clutch in about an inch and a half and shift to neutral. I had a feeling that you used the comound to split the main gears. A 13 would be more to my liking, but when you point this thing somewhere and let out the clutch, it's going to move forward- maybe not fast, but forward.
He got in the seat and realized even with it cranked all the way down on the bottom stops. Source: Truck driver turned diesel technician. I'm not saying that some of the gears didn't overlap with the same speed. Mack capitalized on its engine's brute-force advantage by producing a five-speed triple countershaft Maxitorque transmission. But there is lots of ways to skin this cat as far as shifting goes.
This is in a gas truck, so proper gear selection was vital to not looking like an idiot. If yo … u did it right, you'll proceed as normal. Is it possible to shift the 5+4 as only a 5 speed. Spicer New Process Spicer O. Always have liked Macks but never had the money to buy one, but now I do. Audio over a static image or slideshow may also violate Rule 0. I couldn't imagine how nightmarish it would be to lose a gear with one of these things.
We have a place that does it for us. There are plenty of other gears in between. Mastering the Quadraplex 5 x 4 is a badge of pride not a lot of drivers can carry. Had a great time with that Baby Quad for the 45 miles I needed to get her home. The Quad is the exception in the lo-lo split only,he did have that right. Works ok for us, but its all short 2-5 mile runs.
Our 1965-1986 version includes the primary ear bosses. Starting in 1st with the red range button down in the low position, pull the range button up and let off the throttle youll feel it drop into high range since most of these trannys are in lighter trucks with a syncromestic transmission, clutch it drop the button into low as you slide the shifter int … o neuteral shift into second and let her rip. Now freightliner loved to do some weird shit in the columbia with offset shifter but the shift housing is still center on the trans. This meant a Mack truck traveling at 50 mph in Fifth gear with a heavy load could climb a 6 percent grade with the driver downshifting only one gear. .
You rotate it clockwise, from N-1-2-3-4 the pattern is 1-1,1-2,1-3,1-4 then you hit second gear in in the main tranny, 2-2,2-3,2-4, then third 3-2,3-3,3-4, then fourth 4-2,4-3,4-4. If you would like a personalized 2nd gear pairing, please contact us through the website chat, email us at info bakerdrivetrain. Also had wedge lock air brakes;2 air pots per wheel Worked for a small construction that had a 220 Binder gasser with a 5x4 that pulled a 16 wheel lo-boy with air over juice brakes to move a D-8, that sure separated the drivers from the wannabees. To go to fifth you move the range selector usually a black lever on the front of the … stick to Hi, then putthe stick in the 1st position. Thanks Mastering the Quadraplex 5 x 4 is a badge of pride not a lot of drivers can carry. But i know they were other combinations but not as common. My wife drives truck at harvest and I gotta convince her its no big deal driving this thing.
For example I have herd that the basic setup is a 5 or 6 speed main and a hi-lo-reverse secondary. Usually we use 3rd on the road and just use the 5 speed. Find where the sweet spots are. Certain vehicles can be convertedand upgraded with minimal fabrication while others may requiresignificant labor. The guy asked A question? The 6-Into-4 Transmission case comes in two different versions. Good truck drivers will anticipate the stop and try to keep the truck rolling so you avoid the clutch altogether. If you get back on the accelerator too soon, the motor will tack up very high and very quickly once you get back on the accelerator, as you'll not have caught the gear yet.
Then rev motor a tad and bump compound back into a gear. As far as me shifting it, I'm not an expert at it, but I don't have much trouble. You could run up the gears in the main with the aux in 1st but you'd have to start out in 3rd gear because of all the slop in the drive train on these 10 yr old trucks. Get the tooth pattern wrong, tear it apart, do it again. I just use the aux.