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Matt Monson Matt Monson is offline
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Originally Posted by alwaysflat6s View Post
Also I MUST correct a statement above. I was going to let it go with a suble hint that anyone understanding how a trans works would realize it has to have sycro and anyone thinking that Alois would be so backwards? so..
While your first statement, that it is synchronized, is correct, your follow up is false. Go take a look at the pictures mentioned. Reverse is NOT synchronized. If I can engage reverse from a stop without a synchro why must 1st have one?

There is no technical reason why 1st must be synchronized. Ever hear of "crash boxes"? The whole gearbox is non-synchro. It wasn't until the G50 family that 911s had a synchronized reverse gear.

There are a couple of Ruf's running around with this inside:

That's our dog box conversion for G50. No synchros required. /off topic
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