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Plywood Transmission Adapter Plate

August 13, 2014

I know what you are thinking, and NO it’s not the permanent or final version… I’ve always liked working with full-scale models, templates, and mock-ups. While CAD (cardboard aided design) is often my first go-to, plywood is even better when something structural is needed. I really wanted to start figuring out what I needed to […]

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SuperTruck: Bell-Housing

August 12, 2014

Yesterday, I got to tinker with the transmissions some more for my diesel-electric hybrid truck project. Not having actually DONE any transmission work before means that this is all pretty new to me. However, since I took the Mercedes transmission apart, it made working on the Chevy S-10’s T5 transmission that much easier. Only four […]

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SuperTruck: Mercedes Manual Transmission

August 7, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I made a trip up to a salvage yard several hours drive away. The reason why is that I finally found a manual transmission that would match my diesel engine out of the 240D. My original concept for the “SuperTruck” hybrid was to mate up the old 4-cylinder diesel to […]

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