The Profit Potential in Performance Diesel Automatic Transmissions
When your diesel customer comes into your shop wanting to upgrade the performance of his pickup’s engine, are you missing the opportunity to sell him an upgrade for his automatic transmission as well? It should be a fairly easy sale when you remind him of the increased horsepower and torque he will have from the engine, and in order to take full advantage, his automatic transmission will also need an upgrade.
Understanding Borg-Warner’s R-10/R-11 Overdrive Transmissions
Borg-Warner overdrive transmissions were first introduced in 1934, originally designed to reduce engine rpms at highway speeds. The early overdrive transmission is actually a two-speed planetary transmission attached to the rear portion of a standard three-speed transmission.