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Old 10-26-2010, 10:49 AM
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In high school I worked with a mechanic who had an ex-state police car that
had a 3 speed and a 390. Put it in 2nd gear and it would run all day without
having to shift! It was special ordered for a police captain who wanted a manual trans and a buddy of his who was a mechanic for the police let him
know when it was going up for auction. Great drivetrain as long as you did
not overrev the engine- they were torque motors. Jim
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